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Can My Employer Pay Me Less Than Minimum Wage If We Agree To It?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and state wage laws protect workers' rights and ensure they are paid minimum wage. Employers legally have to pay their employees a minimum hourly wage that aligns with federal, state, or local laws, whichever is higher. An agreement to pay less than the applicable… Read More

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What To Do If Your Employer Withholds Earned Bonuses and Commissions

If your employer withholds earned bonuses and/or commissions you are legally owed, you should contact an experienced employment attorney. Many commission and bonus agreements between employers and employees are legally binding contracts. Your employer can’t withhold commissions and bonuses if you are rightfully entitled to them, regardless of whether you… Read More

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What To Do If Your Employer Forces You To Resign

You should seek legal counsel if your employer forces you to resign. Although it can be permitted, employers should be aware of the applicable laws to ensure they act lawfully, and employees should understand their rights to protect them. Rowdy Meeks Legal Group LLC is a nationally recognized employment attorney… Read More

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The Most Common Industries Involved with Wage Theft

Wage theft can happen in any industry. The laws and regulations related to wage and hour practices differ by jurisdiction, so employees should consult with an experienced employment attorney. Although employers in various industries are involved in wage theft, retail, food services, hospitality, construction, mortgage, and home healthcare are more… Read More

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Common Ways Employers Commit Wage Theft

There are numerous ways that employers commit wage theft. Employees' rights should be protected, and you deserve all the pay to which you are legally entitled. At Rowdy Meeks Legal Group LLC, we will vigorously pursue employee rights. The firm has the experience to assess and pursue claims against employers… Read More

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What To Do If You Receive a Notice of Proposed Removal

Receiving a notice of proposed removal can be frightening. It threatens an employee's job security and financial well-being and is usually linked to disciplinary action. The specific procedures and requirements associated with a Notice of Proposed Removal (NPR) can vary depending on the employer's policies, industry, and applicable laws. An… Read More

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Legal Reasons To Sue Your Employer For Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination is a critical issue in employment law, and knowing when and why you may have legal grounds to sue your employer is paramount. From discrimination and retaliation to breach of contract and public policy violations, you understanding the nuances of these legal principles is crucial for employees who… Read More

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Can I Get My Job Back If I’ve Been Wrongfully Terminated?

Losing your job is stressful, but being wrongfully terminated worsens the situation. The abrupt end to your employment can be emotionally and financially devastating, and you deserve to have your rights protected if you are unlawfully terminated. If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated and are considering pursuing reinstatement… Read More