As we previously posted, last year New York amended New York Labor Law §193 (“NYLL”) to expand the scope of permissible deductions an employer may make from an employee’s paycheck.  Even though the amendments became effective November 6, 2012, the New York Department of Labor just recently issued its final regulations, effective October 9,

On September 7, 2012, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law amendments to New York Labor Law § 193, which expands the scope of permissible deductions an employer may make from an employee’s paycheck.  The new law will go into effect on November 6, 2012.

Section 193 currently permits withholdings only for taxes, United States payment

As readers of this blog may recall, in 2011 New York implemented the New York Wage Theft Prevent Act (the “Act”), which amended the New York Labor Law to impose new recordkeeping and notice obligations on the majority of employers operating within New York State, as well as expanding the civil and criminal remedies available