While employers generally provide detailed information to new hires about their pay, New York law now requires employers to provide written notice to employees when they are hired. A failure to provide the required written documentation may result in civil money penalties up to $5,000 per employee.
Pursuant to the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA), written pay … Continue Reading… Continue Reading
Hammering Nails Construction has a CBA (collective bargaining agreement) with Local 1 of the United Brotherhood of Widgetmakers (“Union”). After a pension fund audit, Hammering Nails received a letter claiming it owed approximately $50,000 in additional pension contributions based on unreported “bonus” payments. Does the Company have a problem?
Under the CBA, Hammering Nails must pay pension and welfare contributions … Continue Reading… Continue Reading
Do I have to pay my workers for travel time when I provide transportation to a job site?
Slate Rock and Gravel, Inc. has a reputation for completing jobs on time and under budget. For their convenience, employees often report to the yard at 5:15 a.m. and then travel to the construction site in company trucks loaded with tools. They … Continue Reading… Continue Reading