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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

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5 Questions to Ask an Employment Lawyer

Trying to get wages that are owed to you from your employer can be overwhelming. If you have run out of options and are unclear where you should turn, you should contact an employment lawyer to help you. You need to look around to find an experienced employee attorney who… Read More

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Do I need a Lawyer to Help Me with Unpaid Wages?

It is illegal for your employer to not pay you wages for all hours you have worked. However, your employer may refuse to pay you for all of your work time. Your employer may still refuse to pay you even if you file a complaint with your employer or the… Read More