Jordan El-Hag, Westchester NY Labor & Employment Attorney, and Geovanna Giraldo explain the rights car wash employees have on the job. Unions are the number one way employees working at car wash companies can protect themselves against workplace abuse.
NY State Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins Stands Against Wage Theft
New York State Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins from Yonkers, N.Y speaks at the Employee Rights Forum and supports the fight against wage theft and is a supporter of the working men and women of Westchester New York.
NYS Assemblywoman Shelly Mayer on the Fight Against Wage Theft
NYS Assemblywoman Shelly Mayer, hosts the Yonkers New York workers rights forum against wage theft and worker abuse. Assemblywoman Shelly Mayer is one of Westchester N.Y's top advocates for workers rights and a true friend of organized labor.
Geovana Giraldo, Chief Investigator for the NYS Department of Labor, explains the other forms of pay employees are entitled to receive when working in New York State. Spread of hours pay is an additional hour of pay at the NYS Minimum Wage if you work over 10 hours in a day.
Geovana Giraldo, Chief Investigator for the NYS Department of Labor, explains that employees working in New York State are entitled to receive four hours of pay paid at the rate of the New York State Minimum Wage Rate when they report to work and the employer cancels work for the day.
Geovana Giraldo, Chief Wage Investigator for the NYS Department of Labor, explains the wage rules for employees earning tips in the workplace. Employers have a right to pay less than the minimum wage as long as you earn enough tips to offset the difference between the minimum wage and the direct wage paid by the employer.
Geovana Giraldo, Chief Investigator for the NYS Department of Labor, explains that employees should not be afraid to complain or file a lawsuit against their employer for wage violations. Additionally, people who are working in the State of New York are entitled to be paid correctly even if you are in the country unlawfully.