Newsday: Bill would repeal annual employee wage notification

July 1, 2014 LI Advantage

Newsday: Bill would repeal annual employee wage notification

The State Legislature recently voted to repeal a portion of a 3-year-old labor law that requires employers to send annual wage notifications to all their employees.

If Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signs the bill, it will eliminate a provision in the Wage Theft Prevention Act disliked by businesses that requires companies each year by Feb. 1 to send all their employees written notices detailing such things as their pay rates and regular payday.

Employers and business groups had decried the requirement as costly and onerous, and had fought to have it rolled back since the law took effect in April 2011. Click here to read more…

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