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Who is Eligible to Receive Severance Pay?

Are you eligible to receive severance pay for your position? We often find that talented workers, who command substantial salaries, do not understand their rights when it relates to severance pay. So, we’d like to devote this post to gaining a better understanding of severance and compensation packages for highly… Read More

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What Can Be Deducted From My Paycheck?

Are you wondering “how much money can be deducted from my paycheck”? You’re not alone because taxes and other payroll withholdings can be complex, but there are laws governing the process. There are certain withholdings everyone expects to see, such as FICA or federal/state taxes. However, there are other deductions… Read More

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How Long Does the Wage Complaint Process Take?

Many of our clients ask us how long the wage complaint process takes. This depends on whether a disagreement has to go to court, or if we can settle without litigation. While no two complaints are precisely the same, we’d like to provide a rough sketch for how long it… Read More

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Will My Employer Be Penalized If It Doesn’t Pay Me Overtime?

Failing to pay employees who are not otherwise exempt from overtime pay is illegal. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), any work time which exceeds 40 hours in a workweek is considered working overtime. The overtime rate under the FLSA is 1.5 times the regular pay rate. However,… Read More

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Facts You Need To Know About Severance Packages

What are severance packages anyway? Severance packages provide for compensation and other benefits that employees receive upon leaving a company in exchange for obligations imposed by the employer. These obligations usually include waiving all employment-related claims, agreeing not to sue the employer, and to keep all private company information confidential.… Read More

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Tips Before Signing a Severance Package⁣

Signing a severance package⁣ often takes place during one of the most stressful times of your life. When you lose a job, this package may seem like a needed lifeline, but there are a lot of things you need to consider, too. Severance packages include pay and non-pay benefits when… Read More

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How Can A Lawyer Help You Get Your Severance Pay?

Severance pay is one of the most important parts of many employment packages. This type of pay is designed to keep employees from suing for employment-related violations, and may also include non-disclosure and non-compete agreements. Severance pay is also designed to bridge the gap between jobs so that employees can… Read More

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Here’s How a Lawyer Can Help You if Your Employer Withholds Your Wages

If your employer illegally withholds your wages you might find it hard to keep up with your monthly expenses. After all, you have earned pay for all time you work and the law requires the employer to pay you for all work time. Employers must be held accountable when they… Read More