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How Do You Know a Wage Claim is Worth Pursuing?

How do you know a wage claim is worth pursuing? You deserve compensation for all your regular and overtime work. However, there are several factors you must take into account to determine your next steps. Gathering as much documentation as you can before you start, as well as taking important… Read More

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A Guide Before You File a Wage Claim

Deciding to file a wage claim is a crucial step to getting the compensation that you have earned. You’ve put a lot of time into your job and worked hard to earn your pay. When your employer denies you the pay owed, you deserve to have things made right and… Read More

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Overtime Pay Rights All Employees Should Know

Many of us are so focused on getting our jobs done that we overlook the most important thing about working:  being paid for all hours we work including overtime. However, not paying attention to your pay can have serious consequences down the road. The good thing to know is that… Read More

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What to Do When You Are Not Paid Overtime as an Exempt Employee

What is the potential for receiving premium overtime pay as an exempt employee? It helps to know the distinctions regarding exempt versus non-exempt exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to understand whether one qualifies for overtime wages. The details can be tricky, but we’ll attempt to clarify the… Read More

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What are the Overtime Laws in the United States?

Every working person should be familiar with overtime laws in the United States. It’s all too common for employees to lose overtime pay, mostly because they don’t know the rules, which allows employers to get away with cheating employees out of hard-earned wages so that employers save money. Continue reading… Read More

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Overtime Compensation FAQs for Employees

Rowdy Meeks Legal Group LLC would like to address the most common questions we receive regarding overtime compensation. We find that many American employees do not know the full extent of their rights in the workplace. This would include everything from discrimination practices to hiring/firing procedures, but here we’d like… Read More

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How Can You Prove Your Employer Owes You Unpaid Overtime Wages?

Unpaid overtime wages violate the law in America, and you shouldn’t tolerate an employer who deprives you of the money you earned. Of course, in a court of law, the burden of proof is on the accuser, which means you’ll have to build a case carefully before filing a wage… Read More

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What is Severance Pay and How Does it Work?

So, what is severance pay? Severance pay refers to the compensation an employee (typically an executive) receives upon departure from the company. Employees receive severance pay in one of two ways: An employment contract that requires severance pay A company policy of paying severance pay. Let’s discuss how severance pay… Read More