NY Department of Labor

Authored by Cheryl Luce

Seyfarth Synopsis: Tipped workers who didn’t receive notice of the tip credit get a win under New York state minimum wage law in a case that echoes technical traps we have seen in FLSA decisions.

Throughout the year, we have been covering cases that show how the FLSA has been construed by courts as “remedial


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Authored by Gena Usenheimer

How much deference should courts give to interpretive guidance from the New York State DOL? At least for now, the answer remains unclear.

In February 2014, we reported on the Second Circuit’s request for direction from the New York Court of Appeals as to two questions arising out of Ramos v. Simplex Grinnell, LP,
Continue Reading New York Court Side-Steps Issue of Deference to State DOL