The New York State Senate and Assembly have passed Bill S2766, making construction contractors liable for wage violations committed by subcontractors. It is now awaiting the Governor’s signature.
This bill would provide New York construction workers with a new remedy against wage theft. Currently, a worker may bring a private lawsuit against his/her direct employer to collect any unpaid wages, including overtime and fringe benefits.
Bill S2766 Specifics
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