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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

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Yes, You Can File an Overtime Pay Case Without Time Records

Unpaid overtime or off-the-clock work occurs when employers require employees to work when they are not clocked into the employers’ timekeeping system. Federal and state wage and hour laws require employers to pay covered employees for all hours worked including one and one-half times their regular rate for any hours… Read More

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Have You Been Denied Overtime Pay? Follow these Steps

On the surface, overtime pay appears to be an easy topic to understand. After all, overtime seems to be as straightforward as any labor practice can get: you typically get paid at least one and one-half times your regular rate of pay for all the hours that you have worked… Read More

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Can I Recover Overtime Pay as a Salaried Employee?

Yes, salaried employees are eligible to receive overtime pay much like how employees who work hourly are. Placing an employee on salary would not exclude him or her from receiving overtime payments for extra hours worked over forty (40) hours per week. However, salaried employees can get exempted from getting… 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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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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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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Understanding Overtime Compensation: Concerns, Issues, and What You Need to Know

Are you paid by the hour? If so, you may rely on your overtime income for meeting your monthly expenses and supporting your family. When it comes to receiving overtime compensation, your employer is required to follow federal and state requirements. (more…) Read More