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My Employer Won’t Pay Me for Overtime Worked. What Should I Do?

What happens when your employer won’t pay you for the overtime you worked? Unfortunately, this happens a lot. Because overtime pay is often separate from your regular wages, your employer may try to avoid paying you at all. (more…) Read More

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Not Being Paid as a Bank Employee? Follow these Steps

Employers must timely pay bank employees wages for all hours they work per week. However, banks often fail to legally pay all wages due. Employees must routinely sue banks for non-payment of wages. These lawsuits seek to recover unpaid overtime and minimum wages for off the clock work both before… Read More

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What to do When There’s No Paycheck on Payday

Some employers commonly provide employees with late paychecks. What are your options if your paycheck does not arrive on payday? Most companies will notify their employees if their paychecks will be late or short. But, what can you do if there is no paycheck without warning? People depend on their… Read More

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Unpaid Wages as an Exempt Employee

Working as an exempt employee means you are paid a straight wage usually a salary regardless of how many hours you work. However, the fact that your employer classifies you as an exempt employee and pays you a salary does not mean that the employer is paying you correctly. (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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Unpaid Overtime: How to Recover It

Employers must legally pay employees for all time worked.  This legal requirement includes overtime which is all time worked over forty hours per week unless the state in which the employees who have more protective overtime rules.  For example, California requires that employees receive overtime pay for working more than… Read More

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Most Common Types of Wage Violations

Most people are completely unaware that wage violations take place all the time. Some are small, others are glaring, but they all add up to the same thing; wage theft. (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