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Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of May 2, 2011)

Operating in New York? What You Need to Know About the NEW Wage Theft Prevention Act! By John H. Douglas With all the wage and hour class action litigation going on around the country, most employers with operations in a variety of states cannot help but be aware that careful compliance in...

Sheppard Mullin Alert-Reminder: The First Wage Theft Prevention Act Annual Notices Are Due By February 1, 2012

by James R. Hays and Jonathan Sokolowski As we have previously written on this blog, New York's Wage Theft Prevention Act ("WTPA") requires employers to provide annual pay notices to employees between January 1 and February 1. Accordingly, all New York employers must provide the required...

Duane Morris Alert-Deadline Approaching: New York Employers Have Until February 1, 2012, to Provide All Employees with Annual Wage Notice

As we reported in a Duane Morris Alert last March, all New York employers are required to provide all employees by February 1, 2012, a written notice containing specific information about the employee's wages. The required information must be provided at the time of hire, annually between January...

Southern District of New York Rules That Movie Studio Was Required to Pay Its Interns; Numerous Lawsuits by Unpaid Interns in New York Follow

On June 11, 2013, in Glatt v. Searchlight Pictures Inc., No. 11 Civ. 6784, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82079 (S.D.N.Y. June 11, 2013) (Pauley, J.) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that defendants...