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How to Know if Your Wage and Hour Complaint is Legitimate

There are a few different ways of finding out if you are wondering how to know if your wage and hour complaint is legitimate. Your complaint is likely legitimate if your situation has reached the point where you feel your only recourse is to file a complaint. (more…) Read More

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3 Steps to Take if Your Employer is Withholding Your Salary

Have you found yourself in a position where your employer is withholding your salary? If so, you need to take action. This is most often illegal and you need to hold the employer accountable if you want to receive all payments that you have earned.  Illegal salary withholdings can take the… Read More

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You Can Collect Unpaid Overtime Pay

Collecting unpaid overtime pay might seem difficult, but you can certainly do it. You are legally entitled to pay for every extra hour you work. (more…) Read More

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6 Signs it’s Time to Speak with an Employment Lawyer

You may want to consult with an employment lawyer if you believe you are being treated unfairly at your work or not being paid for all your work time. It’s a sad fact, but employers will often take advantage of you if you allow it. (more…) Read More

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Is Your Employer Asking You to Work Off the Clock?

Your employer violates federal and state wage laws by asking you to work off the clock. Taking calls or answering emails from home or outside of normal working hours while you are not clocked in is actually  working time for which your employer must pay you. (more…) Read More

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What to Do When Your Employer Refuses to Pay Overtime and Benefits

Almost everyone encounters an employer who refuses to pay overtime and/or employee benefits earned through the employees’ hard work. Some employers may try to get away with not paying because they think they can. Other employers are repeat offenders. (more…) Read More

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Is Mandatory Overtime Legal? What Are My Rights?

Your employer can require you to work mandatory overtime. But, you also must be compensated for all time including overtime you work. Employers may need extra help to fill an order or cover for someone who is unable to come in for their shift. (more…) 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