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

The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (the "Act"), which went into effect on April 9, 2011, amends 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 when employers fail to comply