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Can You Receive Full Compensation for Unpaid Wages?

Any company, regardless of its size, is out to turn a profit. But, any company that tries to make money by not paying its employees violates federal and state wage laws. Employers will use many tactics to avoid paying employees full compensation. (more…) Read More

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Can My Employer Legally Expect Me to Work Off the Clock?

What your employer expects and what they are legally able to ask of you are vastly different. For example, it is illegal for your employer to ask you to work any hours over your regular 40 hours per week without you recording those hours and the employer paying you for… Read More

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Most Common Wage Violations for Employers

There are a lot of employees whose employers are not paying employees the full amount to which they are entitled. Most employees do not know this. Many employees don’t keep records of the hours worked, overtime pay, and other wages they are owed. This is why it's not uncommon for… Read More

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How Far Back Can You Sue for Unpaid Overtime?

Not being paid for the time you are owed is very frustrating. It is also illegal. You should and legally must act timely if you are considering filing a case against your employer for unpaid overtime. (more…) Read More

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Working Overtime: When Does Unpaid Overtime Hours Become Illegal?

Many employers repeatedly ask and then require employees to work overtime. Most employees like overtime because it means more take home pay in their paychecks. But, what about working overtime and not being paid for it? How much overtime can you work and not be paid for it before it… Read More

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What Factors Determine How Much My Unpaid Wage Claim is Worth?

All employees are entitled to compensation for all the hours they work. This includes all regular hours and all overtime you work. It can be tricky figuring out how much the employer owes for unpaid wages including overtime. There are many factors to consider when making an unpaid wage claim.… Read More

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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