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Dealing with Late and Unpaid Wages in the Workplace

Many people depend on their employers to deliver their paychecks timely. It creates many difficulties when employers fail to timely pay wages. The federal and state wage laws require employers to pay you all wages that you have earned and to pay those wages timely. Employers violate those laws when… Read More

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6 Common Questions About Unpaid Wages

Many employees have a  dispute over unpaid wages or are simply trying to figure out why their employer refused to pay them for all hours worked. There could be any number of reasons why the employer claims you were not paid, but most of them are not violate the wage… Read More

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My Employer Owes Me Wages But Went Out of Business. What Do I Do?

Finding out that you have lost your job is devastating enough, but if your employer still owes you wages and goes out of business, it can be even worse. It may seem like filing a wage claim is a lost cause, and in some cases, it is. However, you may… Read More

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How to Prepare for a Meeting with Your Employee Rights Lawyer

You have the right and opportunity to take legal action if you feel that you have been a victim of wrongful termination, workplace discrimination, wage theft, or any other illegal action involving your workplace. You need the help of an experienced and knowledgeable employment lawyer to best prosecute your employment… Read More

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Can an Employer Make You Sign an Independent Contractor Agreement?

The classification of an independent contractor versus a regular employee has been the root of many workplace arguments and lawsuits. After all, employees have the luxury of minimum wage and overtime pay as well as breaks, paid leave, insurance, and other employee benefits. In addition, the workplace laws such a… Read More

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What is Wage Theft and How to Know If You’ve Been a Victim?

Wage theft occurs when employers withhold wages owed to workers. It is an unscrupulous practice that costs plenty of Americans billions of dollars every year. Despite this, employers are rarely penalized and any penalties that employers do receive amount to only a very small portion of the wages actually due… Read More

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How an Attorney Can Enforce Your Wage Rights?

Federal and state laws govern the payment of wages to employees. Each set of rules is broad and the interplay between these rules can be complex. For example, if your employer has not paid you your full salary, you may be entitled to penalties, and in most situations, attorney’s fees… Read More

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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