By Jack Tuckner, Esq. The federal minimum wage has been an appalling low $7.25 an hour since 2009, the same unlivable minimum wage still in effect for workers in 21 US states. Fortunately, the current minimum wage for all employees in NYC is $15.00 per hour, and it’s $13.00 per hour if you […]
By Saswat Pattanayak If the Department of Labor (DOL)’s proposed rule comes into effect, whereby tips are shifted from workers to employers, workers may lose $5.8 billion in tips. Women will stand to be the biggest victims of this anti-worker legislation piece that would deprive them of nearly $4.6 billion, considering they comprise 80% of […]
Starting this December 31, 2017, the minimum wage for workers in New York City (the 5 boroughs that comprise NYC) rises to $13 an hour.