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Unpaid Wages as a Loan Officer: What Should You Do?

Employers often improperly and illegally pay mortgage loan officers, underwriters, and loan processors. These illegal pay practices generally happen in one of two ways (1) the employer misclassifies loan officers as exempt employees and fails to pay them any overtime (loan officers may be commission only or paid a salary,… Read More

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What Determines How Much My Unpaid Wage Claim is Worth?

Employees are entitled to compensation for all hours they have worked. This includes all the regular hours and any overtime you have worked. There are several factors that determine how much your wage claim may be worth if your employer has withheld wages and you are considering legal action for… Read More

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7 Reasons a Lawyer Should Review Your Severance Package Before Signing

Losing your job is a stressful and difficult time in your life. Many employers will offer you a severance package when your employment ends. You should not sign any severance package until an employment attorney reviews the package with you first. (more…) Read More

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My Manager Owes Me Wages, How Can I Recover Them?

You need to take action if your manager is withholding your hard earned wages. You should seek legal advice if, for example, your manager is requiring you to work off the clock without recording the time in the employer’s timekeeping system, otherwise withholding wages, or deducting from your wages for… Read More

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Overtime Pay and My Rights as an Employee

Most people don’t mind working overtime. Who doesn’t like making extra pay from overtime? But, the whole topic of overtime can be confusing and complicated. Many people do not know how much they are to make working overtime or if they are even paid at all for their overtime hours.… Read More

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Can I Be Fired for Seeking Legal Help for Unpaid Wages?

Employees can get taken advantage of all the time at work. Not being paid for overtime, being paid less than the minimum wage, denied lunch breaks, and any number of other wage violations can happen. (more…) Read More

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When a Wage Claim is Worth Pursuing

The better question, when is a wage claim not worth pursuing? Wage theft is illegal but also, rather commonplace throughout the United States. You are entitled to the wages for all the time you work. (more…) Read More

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What Should I Do If My Employer Is Not Paying Me for Overtime?

The law requires your employer to pay you overtime for all hours you work over 40 hours per week unless the law specifically says your job is not entitled to overtime. This means that employers must pay most all employees overtime compensation. (more…) Read More