New York Consolidated Laws, Labor Law - LAB § 197. Civil penalty

Any employer who fails to pay the wages of his employees or shall differentiate in rate of pay because of sex, as provided in this article, shall forfeit to the people of the state the sum of five hundred dollars for each such failure, to be recovered by the commissioner in any legal action necessary, including administrative action or a civil action.

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