As set forth in its July 20, 2017 Regulatory Agenda, the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”) has announced its intention to rescind the controversial 2011 regulation enacted by the Obama Administration (the “2011 Regulation”), which restricted employers from requiring employees to share tips even when no tip credit is taken and tipped employees are

Beginning on December 31, 2013, New York State’s minimum wage will increase.  The legislation will increase the minimum wage, which is currently $7.25, in phases according to the following schedule: 

Beginning December 31, 2013 – Minimum wage will increase to $8.00 per hour
Beginning December 31, 2014 – Minimum wage will increase to $8.75 per