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Can I bring a wage & hour class action in New Jersey?

In many cases, large numbers of workers in similar roles are denied proper wages by their employer. Class actions allow groups of workers with …

Answered by Kevin M. Costello, 1 year ago

What Is the Law on Prevailing Wages in California?

What is the Prevailing Wage? The prevailing wage is a base reimburse rate, time-honored by the State and Federal law to make sure that all …

Answered by Scott Miller, 2 years ago

Can I sue my employer for unpaid wages in South Carolina?

In short, yes, you can sue for any earned wages that your employer has not yet paid you. South Carolina state law prohibits employers from …

Answered by Christy Ford Allen, 3 years ago

Does an employer in Texas have to pay overtime?

Generally, employers in Texas must pay their employees overtime compensation for any hours worked beyond forty (40) hours in a workweek. However, …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek, 3 years ago

Can I sue my employer in California for making me answer company emails after hours or on weekends?

The answer is yes (at least in most instances). As an employee, your employer effectively has the power to make you work whenever it feels like …

Answered by Louis Benowitz, 3 years ago

Can my employer in California take money from my paycheck if a customer does a "dine and dash"?

If are an hourly restaurant worker in California, and a patron does a "dine and dash," your employer still cannot take money from your …

Answered by Louis Benowitz, 3 years ago

I Believe I Have Been Misclassified as an Independent Contractor by a Massachusetts Business or Employer? What Are My Rights?

          Businesses often intentionally misclassify employees as independent contractors for several …

Answered by Alan S. Fanger, 3 years ago

Am I entitled to receive tips in New York?

Many occupations receive tips/gratuities as part of their compensation, especially food service workers in restaurants, night clubs, and catering …

Answered by Joseph A. Fitapelli, 4 years ago

Am I entitled to overtime pay in New York?

An employer covered by Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”) must pay their eligible …

Answered by Joseph A. Fitapelli, 4 years ago

“Am I entitled to overtime pay when I’m paid a salary in New York?”

Frequently, salaried employees are misclassified as exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the …

Answered by Joseph A. Fitapelli, 4 years ago

In Florida, how do I know if I am entitled to overtime when I work more than 40 hours per week but my employer does not pay me overtime?

Whether or not you are entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is dependent on a number of factors.  First …

Answered by Kevin D. Smith, 4 years ago

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