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Should I Be Concerned About a Severance Agreement?

It is rarely a good thing when you’re asked to meet your boss in the conference room in the presence of the head of the human resources department. Chances are you’re on your way out. While the experience can certainly be distressing, you still need to act reasonably professional. Do… Read More

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Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division Data Breach Lawsuit Investigation

LSU Health New Orleans Health Care Services Division (“LSU HCSD”) has announced that it had a data breach which affected patients who received medical care at many locations including Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence, Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma, W.O. Moss Regional Medical Center in Lake… Read More

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Yes, You Can File an Overtime Pay Case Without Time Records

Unpaid overtime or off-the-clock work occurs when employers require employees to work when they are not clocked into the employers’ timekeeping system. Federal and state wage and hour laws require employers to pay covered employees for all hours worked including one and one-half times their regular rate for any hours… Read More

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What You Should Do if Your Employer is not Paying You Minimum Wage

You may believe that you do not have much say when it comes to how much you are making because your employer sets your pay. But, no matter how much authority your employer has, the employer must still pay at least minimum wage. (more…) Read More

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Have You Been Denied Overtime Pay? Follow these Steps

On the surface, overtime pay appears to be an easy topic to understand. After all, overtime seems to be as straightforward as any labor practice can get: you typically get paid at least one and one-half times your regular rate of pay for all the hours that you have worked… Read More

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Can I Recover Overtime Pay as a Salaried Employee?

Yes, salaried employees are eligible to receive overtime pay much like how employees who work hourly are. Placing an employee on salary would not exclude him or her from receiving overtime payments for extra hours worked over forty (40) hours per week. However, salaried employees can get exempted from getting… Read More

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What to Do When Your Bank Employer is Not Paying You Wages

Some employers have bad records for paying employees. Banks and mortgage companies are employers who often fail to legally pay employees all wages to which they are legally entitled. (more…) Read More

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Unpaid Overtime and Other Wage Violations Your Employer May Be Committing

If an organization, manager, or employer can get away with not paying people what they are worth, many will do so. Not all will break the law, but one problem is that many employees do not know the wage laws or violations which are difficult and confusing. (more…) Read More