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David Singer

About David Singer

David is an experienced litigation partner. He has served as lead litigation and trial counsel on matters involving business contracts, business torts, executive employment agreements, restrictive covenants, interference with business relationships, fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment termination, employment discrimination, real estate valuations and other commercial matters.

Quirky Question #207, New York Wage Deduction Law


We are a New York employer.  We had an outside vendor doing our payroll and we recently discovered several of our employees were overpaid three months in a row.   Is there anything we can do other than get the employees’ agreement to make a deduction to recoup the overpayments?  I seem to recall that many states, California comes to mind, forbid deductions except in very limited circumstances. Answer→