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Wage and Hour Pitfalls Part 1: What You Need To Know

Posted in Labor & Employment in Construction

1. Employers Must Pay “Manual Workers” Weekly.

In New York, employers are required to pay manual workers weekly.  A “manual worker” includes “a mechanic, workingman or laborer” or individuals who spend more than 25% of working time engaged in physical labor.  “Physical labor,” according to the Department of Labor, includes “countless physical tasks” not just those that require … Continue Reading

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