Yale Pollack quoted in “Huge NY Wage Hike Bill Would Touch Off Litigation Bonanza,” Law360

Posted Apr 16, 2014

New York (April 16, 2014, 6:43 PM ET) — A bill to nearly double the hourly minimum wage large New York businesses pay to $15 would keep New York lawyers busy for years by setting the plaintiffs bar on the hunt for misclassifications and other missteps and spurring employers to argue the law doesn’t apply to them, experts said Wednesday.

Democratic state lawmakers, in an ongoing and multipronged push to get workers more money, want companies earning more than $50 million gross revenue per year, as well as potentially many more employers, to be responsible…

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