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Steve Barnes: Who gets stiffed by Cuomo’s tipped wage proposal?

https://m.timesunion.com/living/article/Steve-Barnes-Who-gets-stiffed-by-Cuomo-s-tipped-12920288.php Steve Barnes: Who gets stiffed by Cuomo’s tipped wage proposal? m.timesunion.com Claiming he’s intent on giving restaurant servers a raise, Gov. Andrew Cuomo would actually be cutting the pay of many and forcing restaurants to close. That’s the industry’s seemingly unanimous opinion of the governor’s proposal to require that tipped employees – more than…
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Editorial: Keep the tip credit

http://buffalonews.com/2018/05/13/editorial-keep-the-tip-credit/ Editorial: Keep the tip credit buffalonews.com The state Labor Department is holding public hearings on a proposal from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to get rid of the subminimum wage for tippe…
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Dozens gather for hearing on eliminating tipped wage credit (VIDEO)

http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news03/dozens-gather-for-hearing-on-eliminating-tipped-wage-credit-video-20180426
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Surcharges would let diners know who’s to blame for high prices

https://nypost.com/2018/04/26/surcharges-would-let-diners-know-whos-to-blame-for-high-prices/  
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Let the Hearings Begin

The State Labor Department’s hearings on eliminating the tip credit got off to a rousing start on Long Island this month. More than 500 people showed up – roughly half taking each side of this issue – to let the Labor Department know how they feel about the proposal. There were so many people who…
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State Budget Includes Sexual Harassment Prevention Requirements

The newly adopted state budget includes new obligation on employers of all types and sizes to prevent sexual harassment. These include: Prohibits employers from using mandatory arbitration provisions in an employment contract in relation to sexual harassment complaints  Prohibits the use of non-disclosure agreements except when it is the explicit preference of the victim  Requires…
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Plans Announced for the 2018 Golf Outing

The Association’s Golf Committee has announced plans for this year’s outing. Please join us on Monday, June 4th at Cronin’s Golf Resort in Warrensburg. As the enclosed brochure details, for only $110 per golfer you get greens fees, cart, lunch, dinner and refreshments on the course throughout the day. Cabins are available at Cronin’s for…
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Ending ‘tipped wage’ in NY will worsen pay inequity (Commentary)

Ending ‘tipped wage’ in NY will worsen pay inequity (Commentary) Updated Apr 10, 6:49 AM; Posted Apr 10, 6:49 AM A server places an order with the kitchen. A proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would eliminate the two-tiered wage system for tipped and non-tipped workers. (Dennis Nett | dnett@syracuse.com) 120 shares By Special to syracuse.com…
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Industry Groups Launch Save NY Tips Website

The Save NY Tips Coalition, a broad coalition of restaurant owners and their employees, has launched www.savenytips.org, a new website dedicated to educating those in the restaurant industry and the public about the disastrous impacts that would result from doing away with the minimum wage tip credit, including the elimination of tipping as we know it.…
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Labor Department Hearings Coming Up

The first hearings on the tipped wage are coming up over the next few weeks starting April 20th in Farmingdale, April 25th in Watertown and April 30th in Syracuse. Please register to attend and/or speak at these critical hearings by registering online at www.labor.ny.gov/subminimum, by emailing hearing@labor.ny.gov or calling 518.457.5519. We need to fill the…
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New Dates Announced for the Syracuse & Buffalo Hearings on Tipped Wage

The NYS Department of Labor has announced the new dates for the Syracuse and Buffalo public hearings on the proposal to eliminate the tip credit. The Syracuse hearing will be held on Monday, April 30th and the Buffalo hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 8th. More information on the hearings as well as instructions on…
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Tipped Wage Public Hearings

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. Roosevelt Little Theatre SUNY Farmingdale Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10 a.m. Dulles State Office Building 317 Washington Street, Watertown Week of April 30th (rescheduled from March 12) SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry The Gateway Center, Syracuse Week of May 7th (rescheduled from March 21) Common…
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