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2017 Minimum Wage Hike: What You Need To Know

Posted in Labor & Employment in Construction

Effective December 31, 2016, New York no longer has a state wide minimum wage. In 2017, the minimum wage is based on where employees work. Also, in New York City rates depend on the number of people you employ.

WORK LOCATION MINIMUM WAGE New York City (11 or more employees) $11.00 New York City (1-10 employees) $10.50 Nassau, Suffolk, and… Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Effective January 22, 2017: NEW I-9 Forms

Posted in Labor & Employment in Construction

Employers are required to prepare and retain I-9 Forms for employees. The purpose – to verify an employee’s identity and authorization to work in the United States.  The New I-9 Forms should make them easier to complete and minimize mistakes that often result in significant monetary penalties.

The biggest change – the new forms can be completed electronically. Embedded question … Continue Reading

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