If you are being paid off the books, in cash or via personal check, your employer may be breaking the law. And you might be entitled to compensation.
Are you being paid off the books? Chances are, your employer is breaking New York wage and hour law. Just by failing to provide you with notifications regarding your wages and legally compliant pay stubs, your employer is breaking the law.
If you are being paid off the books, you might be entitled to recover as much as $10,000 or more.
New York Labor Law requires employers to provide all employees with a wage notice when they start, spelling out the terms of their compensation. The penalty for failure to do so can be as high as $5,000.
New York Labor Law also requires employers to provide all employees with wage statements when they are paid, spelling out their rate of pay, deductions, and other wage-related matters. The penalty for failure to do so can also be as high as $5,000.
The attorneys at Granovsky & Sundaresh can help you recoup this penalty - and maybe more. We are experienced and aggressive wage and hour lawyers who fight to make our clients whole. Not only will we examine whether we can recover these penalties for you, but we will also try to find other avenues to increase your recovery such as unpaid overtime, minimum wage or wrongful termination issues.