§ 230 Definitions
§ 231 Prevailing Wage
§ 232 Overtime
§ 233 Record Keeping
§ 234 Powers of the Fiscal Officer
§ 235 Investigation and Hearing
§ 236 Failure to Protest Underpayments
§ 237 Statements Showing Amounts Due for Wages
§ 238 Penalties
§ 239 Provisions in Contracts Prohibiting Discrimination On Account of Race, Creed, Color, National Origin, Age or Sex
§ 239-A Enforcement of Article

Terms Used In New York Laws > Labor > Article 9

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Coal: shall include bituminous coal, anthracite coal and lignite. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means any employer who employs employees to perform building service work under a contract with a public agency and shall include any of the contractor's subcontractors. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • employee: includes , but is not limited, to, watchman, guard, doorman, building cleaner, porter, handyman, janitor, gardener, groundskeeper, stationary fireman, elevator operator and starter, window cleaner, and occupations relating to the collection of garbage or refuse, and to the transportation of office furniture and equipment, and to the transportation and delivery of fossil fuel but does not include clerical, sales, professional, technician and related occupations. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Entity: shall mean a partnership, association, joint venture, company, sole proprietorship, corporation or any other form of doing business. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal officer: means the industrial commissioner, except for building service work performed by or on behalf of a city, in which case

    "fiscal officer" means the comptroller or other analogous officer of such city. See N.Y. Labor Law 230

  • Fossil fuel: shall mean coal, petroleum products and fuel gases. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Fuel gases: shall include but not be limited to methane, natural gas, liquefied natural gas and manufactured fuel gases. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • 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.
  • Locality: means the state, a town, city, village or other civil division or area of the state as determined by the fiscal officer. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Parent company: shall mean an entity that directly controls the contractor or subcontractor. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Petroleum products: shall include all products refined or rerefined from synthetic or crude oil or oil extracted from other sources, including natural gas liquids. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Public agency: means the state, any of its political subdivisions, a public benefit corporation, a public authority or commission or special purpose district board appointed pursuant to law, and a board of education. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • service work: means work performed by a building service employee, but does not include work performed for a contractor under a contract for the furnishing of services by radio, telephone, telegraph or cable companies; and any contract for public utility services, including electric light and power, water, steam and gas. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subsidiary: shall mean an entity that is controlled directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, by a contractor or subcontractor or the contractor's parent company. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Substantially-owned affiliated entity: shall mean the parent company of the contractor or subcontractor, any subsidiary of the contractor or subcontractor, or any entity in which the parent of the contractor or subcontractor owns more than fifty percent of the voting stock, or an entity in which one or more of the top five shareholders of the contractor or subcontractor individually or collectively also owns a controlling share of the voting stock, or an entity which exhibits any other indicia of control over the contractor or subcontractor or over which the contractor or subcontractor exhibits control, regardless of whether or not the controlling party or parties have any identifiable or documented ownership interest. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Successor: shall mean an entity engaged in work substantially similar to that of the predecessor, where there is substantial continuity of operation with that of the predecessor. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • supplements: means fringe benefits including medical or hospital care, pensions on retirement or death, compensation for injuries or illness resulting from occupational activity, or insurance to provide any of the foregoing, unemployment benefits, life insurance, disability and sickness insurance, accident insurance, vacation and holiday pay, costs of apprenticeship or other similar programs and other bona fide fringe benefits not otherwise required by federal, state or local law to be provided by the contractor or subcontractor. See N.Y. Labor Law 230
  • Wage: includes : (a) basic hourly cash rate of pay; and (b) supplements. See N.Y. Labor Law 230