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Tipped wage eliminated? These employers say they have to pay above minimum wage anyway

Tipped wage eliminated? These employers say they have to pay above minimum wage anyway

By Liz Young – Reporter, Albany Business Review

Stephen Weekes runs a chain of car washes in the Albany area, but he won’t be affected by the governor’s decision to eliminate a lower minimum wage […]

Tipped wage eliminated? These employers say they have to pay above minimum wage anyway2020-01-07T16:45:09+00:00

Talks Over Some New York State Bills Stretch Into New Year

Talks Over Some New York State Bills Stretch Into New Year

A minimum-wage bill for ‘carwasheros’ and the creation of a special high school in Syracuse are among the stalled measures

Jimmy VielkindDec. 29, 2019 7:00 pm ET
The fate of 11 bills that the New York state Legislature passed earlier this year isn’t […]

Talks Over Some New York State Bills Stretch Into New Year2019-12-31T00:05:17+00:00

TIP CREDIT Update (1/19)

TIP CREDIT Update (1/19)

The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) has still not decided whether or not to eliminate or change the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers.

Under New York law, tipped workers can be paid less than minimum wage by employers who must make up the difference if it is not covered […]

TIP CREDIT Update (1/19)2019-12-30T23:50:00+00:00

Proposed Call-In PAY REGULATIONS Update (3/19)

Proposed Call-In PAY REGULATIONS Update (3/19)

March 1, 2019

NYSCWA Members,

As you should know, the New York State Car Wash Association, (NYSCWA) along with many other businesses as well as The Business Council of New York State, have been fighting […]

Proposed Call-In PAY REGULATIONS Update (3/19)2019-12-30T23:47:29+00:00

Model SEXUAL HARASSMENT Policy

Model SEXUAL HARASSMENT Policy

Every employer in New York State is required to adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy no matter the size of the business in the Governor’s efforts to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Click the link below for specifics on this policy.
https://www.ny.gov/combating-sexual-harassment-workplace/employers
https://www.ny.gov/programs/combating-sexual-harassment-workplace

Model SEXUAL HARASSMENT Policy2019-12-30T23:37:05+00:00

“You’ve come a long way, baby”

Back in the 70’s, one of the tobacco companies used that tagline in a cigarette commercial (before FCC regulations prohibited them) to showcase how far the women’s movement had come at the time.

Looking back on it, it’s laughable to think how sexist that sounds, while the intent was just the opposite.

“You’ve come a long way, baby”2019-04-03T13:09:25+00:00

Proactive Car Wash Maintenance Will Prevent Costly Downtime

Unlike most of my colleagues here at Sonny’s, I didn’t come from a car wash background. This made me somewhat intimidated at first, and although I endured some good natured ribbing, everyone was eager to lend a hand in getting me up to speed.

I started off in the customer service department, taking parts orders and […]

Proactive Car Wash Maintenance Will Prevent Costly Downtime2019-04-10T15:57:28+00:00

“It’s not just a job….”

“It’s not just a job….”

Back in the 1970’s, the US Navy released a series of recruiting ads on television touting the benefits of joining their ranks. The ads usually started by showing a Navy vessel in some exotic port of call or out at sea, showing some of the more glamorous […]

“It’s not just a job….”2018-12-04T13:56:08+00:00

29th NRCC Innovates, Educates, Inspires

29th NRCC Innovates, Educates, Inspires

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — The Northeast Regional Carwash Convention (NRCC), October 1-3, at the Atlantic City Convention Center boasted nearly 300 walk-ins on the first day of show hours demonstrating the need for the annual event and it’s mission, according to 2018 Chairman Doug Rieck. […]

29th NRCC Innovates, Educates, Inspires2019-04-11T00:56:38+00:00