Wage Statements NYLL 195-3. Deductions, Rate of Pay, Hours Worked, Overtime Rate – these are all things that employees should know about how the y should be paid. New York Employers Must Comply with New York Labor Law 195-3. Sometimes employees pay employees in cash – leading to difficulties understanding how they are paid. Tipped workers and some hourly workers see that their pay stub is “off” or there is a problem. Most employees may not realize that they might not be getting paid the right way. Often employees see that their pay stub does not reflect what they feel they are owed.
Employees should complain to their employers and notify them that they think there is a problem with their pay stub or ask your employer to provide you with a pay stub. Do not fear your employer – its OK to complain about your pay stub. Retaliation is unlawful – if you complain about your pay stub face adverse employment action from your employer.
Take a look at this sample pay stub on the NYS Dept. of Labor’s website: