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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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What You Should Do if Your Employer is not Paying You Minimum Wage

You may believe that you do not have much say when it comes to how much you are making because your employer sets your pay. But, no matter how much authority your employer has, the employer must still pay at least minimum wage. (more…) Read More

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What to Do When Your Bank Employer is Not Paying You Wages

Some employers have bad records for paying employees. Banks and mortgage companies are employers who often fail to legally pay employees all wages to which they are legally entitled. (more…) Read More

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Unpaid Overtime and Other Wage Violations Your Employer May Be Committing

If an organization, manager, or employer can get away with not paying people what they are worth, many will do so. Not all will break the law, but one problem is that many employees do not know the wage laws or violations which are difficult and confusing. (more…) Read More

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Can You Receive Full Compensation for Unpaid Wages?

Any company, regardless of its size, is out to turn a profit. But, any company that tries to make money by not paying its employees violates federal and state wage laws. Employers will use many tactics to avoid paying employees full compensation. (more…) Read More

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Can My Employer Legally Expect Me to Work Off the Clock?

What your employer expects and what they are legally able to ask of you are vastly different. For example, it is illegal for your employer to ask you to work any hours over your regular 40 hours per week without you recording those hours and the employer paying you for… Read More

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Most Common Wage Violations for Employers

There are a lot of employees whose employers are not paying employees the full amount to which they are entitled. Most employees do not know this. Many employees don’t keep records of the hours worked, overtime pay, and other wages they are owed. This is why it's not uncommon for… Read More

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Working Overtime: When Does Unpaid Overtime Hours Become Illegal?

Many employers repeatedly ask and then require employees to work overtime. Most employees like overtime because it means more take home pay in their paychecks. But, what about working overtime and not being paid for it? How much overtime can you work and not be paid for it before it… Read More