The bill would create penalties for violations of these rights, including statutory damages, double damages, injunctive relief and attorney’s fees.
Individual cause of action would be adjudicated in state court.
Law Effective Date: March 27, 2018This bill repeals the requirement in the Administrative Code for public dance halls, cabarets, and catering establishments to obtain a license, but retains various security measures in the law.
Rule Effective Date: July 24, 2017 In October 2016, the City Council passed Local Law 140 of 2016, which requires hiring parties to make timely payment to freelance workers for services performed pursuant to contract.
Additionally, providers would have to post required signage in English, as well as in any languages in which they provide or offer to provide services.
Providers would be prohibited from offering and providing services that should only be provided by an attorney, and from making statements that could lead a customer to believe that the provider is an attorney or an immigration expert.
The bill would create a tiered licensing scheme to capture three distinct activities: retail laundry, industrial laundry and industrial laundry delivery.
This bill would create additional requirements related to cleanliness and hygiene for industrial laundries and industrial laundry delivery services.