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Empire Justice Comments to the NYS Department of Labor on the use of Payroll Cards

November 25, 2015


As growing numbers of employers seek to steer workers to payroll cards, it is vital that New York State ensure that workers have fair and unobstructed access to their wages. We strongly support the proposed rules, which would prohibit employers in New York State from forcing workers to accept their wages on payroll cards; ban big banks and other payroll card issuers from charging workers high and hidden fees simply to access their own wages; and protect working New Yorkers from other payroll card abuses.

CLICK HERE to read our comments.