1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Labor
  4. Article 19: No title

Section 660

Labor (LAB)

Commissioner's powers of investigation. The commissioner or his authorized representative shall have power: (a) to investigate the wages of persons in any occupation in the state; (b) to enter the place of business or employment of any employer for the purpose of (1) examining and inspecting any and all books, registers, payrolls and other records that in any way relate to or have a bearing upon the wages paid to, or the hours worked by any employees, (2) ascertaining whether the provisions of this article and the orders and regulations promulgated hereunder are being complied with; and (c) to require from any employer full and correct statements and reports in writing, at such times as the commissioner may deem necessary, of the wages paid to and the hours worked by his employees.