§ 190 Definitions
§ 191 Frequency of Payments
§ 191-A Definitions
§ 191-B Contracts With Sales Representatives
§ 191-C Payment of Sales Commission
§ 192 Cash Payment of Wages
§ 193 Deductions From Wages
§ 194 Differential in Rate of Pay Because of Protected Class Status Prohibited
§ 194-A Wage or Salary History Inquiries Prohibited
§ 195 Notice and Record-Keeping Requirements
§ 196 Powers of Commissioner
§ 196-A Complaints by Employees to Commissioner
§ 196-D Gratuities
§ 197 Civil Penalty
§ 198 Costs, Remedies
§ 198-A Criminal Penalties
§ 198-B “kick-Back” of Wages Prohibited
§ 198-C Benefits or Wage Supplements
§ 198-D Posting Regulations On Illegal Wage Deductions
§ 199 Rules and Regulations
§ 199-A Notification of Process

Terms Used In New York Laws > Labor > Article 6

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Change in level of assessment: means the net percentage increase or decrease in the assessed valuation of all taxable real property in an assessing unit from one final assessment roll to the next, other than increases or decreases in the assessed valuation of special franchises, transportation properties of railroads subject to a ceiling assessment, wholly exempt properties, and other than increases or decreases in value attributable to physical or quantity changes in the property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Clerical and other worker: includes all employees not included in subdivisions four, five and six of this section, except any person employed in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity whose earnings are in excess of nine hundred dollars a week. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Employee: means any person employed for hire by an employer in any employment. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Employer: includes any person, corporation, limited liability company, or association employing any individual in any occupation, industry, trade, business or service. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Manual worker: means a mechanic, workingman or laborer. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month or a regularly established fiscal month. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Non-profitmaking organization: means a corporation, unincorporated association, community chest, fund or foundation organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Railroad worker: means any person employed by an employer who operates a steam, electric or diesel surface railroad or is engaged in the sleeping car business. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Wages: means the earnings of an employee for labor or services rendered, regardless of whether the amount of earnings is determined on a time, piece, commission or other basis. See N.Y. Labor Law 190
  • Week: means a calendar week or a regularly established payroll week. See N.Y. Labor Law 190