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Am I Owed Overtime Pay as a Highly Compensated Employee?

You may be wondering, “Am I owed overtime pay even if I'm a highly compensated employee?” This is an interesting question in light of how many highly-compensated executives and managers work long and strenuous hours. Let’s take some time to explore the issues involving wages for a highly compensated employee.… Read More

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Qualities to Look for in a Wage and Overtime Attorney

Employees likely must hire a wage and hour attorney to collect unpaid wages including overtime from their employers.  Employers will rarely voluntarily pay employees for all unpaid wages once employees find out their employers have not paid the legally correct wages.  Employees should choose their wage and hour attorneys carefully. … Read More

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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