Department of labor
New York’s Excluded Workers Fund Running Dry As State Stops Taking New Applications
“The fact that this fund has been depleted barely two months after it first opened is a testament to how badly New Yorkers need this lifeline."
Oct 9, 2021 2:16 PM
NY's Added Unemployment Benefits Begin Next Week, As Feds Send Out $600 Checks
Some COVID-19 relief money is on the way.
Dec 30, 2020 5:17 PM
NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The System" And Deny Drivers Employment Status, Lawsuit Claims
"It is just unconscionable that basically the Department of Labor is continuing to violate its own legal finding all to suit the needs of these corporations."
May 27, 2020 10:59 AM
As Bills Pile Up, Getting Unemployment Benefits In NY Is Still A “Kafkaesque Mess”
“I live paycheck to paycheck. I have no savings, and I spent my tax return on supplies for my child and my elderly parents. I just want to survive.”
Apr 22, 2020 3:22 PM
NY's Highest Court: It's Legal To Pay Home Health Aide Workers For 13 Hours Of A 24-Hour Shift
Having settled the question of whether the 13-hour rule is valid, the Court of Appeals decision still leaves the door open to class-action lawsuits alleging violations of the policy.
Updated: Mar 28, 2019 2:38 PM
Home Health Aide Workers Often Pull 24 Hour Shifts. So Why Are They Only Paid For 13?
'Firefighters are on call 24 hours and they get paid. Are we home attendants special because we're women? We are also on call. Why shouldn't we get all our pay?'
Updated: Feb 19, 2019 3:37 PM
State Claws Back $30 Million In Stolen Wages From Evil Employers
The amount was the most ever recovered by the state Department of Labor, and a 35% increase over the amount reclaimed in 2013.
Updated: Feb 4, 2015 3:28 PM
Fired State Employee Sues Over GPS Tracking
The GPS is watching (via Jimmy Joe's flickr stream). Does your
Updated: Dec 7, 2010 12:40 PM
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