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FAQs about Wage & Hour Issues

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Federal laws dictate specific rules regarding how employers are to compensate workers for their labor. Understanding your rights under these laws can be integral to knowing when an employer has cheated you out of income and, consequently, when it is time to consult a lawyer and pursue legal action. To facilitate a better understand of…..Read More »

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4 Common Ways Employers Violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

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The FLSA is a federal law governing some fundamental workers’ rights, including the right to minimum wage and the right to overtime pay (among other things). Although many employers are diligent about complying with this law, those who are not may be cheating workers out of the income they have earned.  To help you understand…..Read More »

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FLSA violations in the Oil and Gas Industries

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Post by Amelia Ragan Recent U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) investigations into the oil and gas industry have uncovered an alarming trend of companies underpaying workers, many of whom perform high-risk jobs, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  These violations seem particularly egregious when you consider that this industry has enjoyed rapid…..Read More »

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What’s hot in the Employment Law world? Check out the articles below!

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Pregnancy Discrimination: For the first time in 30 years, effective immediately, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new guidance on how employers must treat and accommodate their pregnant employees, this includes dads! Click below see what all the hype is about! The Guidance  |  A Fact Sheet  |  Q&A Sheet POTUS issues and executive order than…..Read More »

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Can You Exchange Overtime for Comp Time?

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You’ve been working hard on a project for your company, putting in 48 hours instead of the standard 40-hour workweek. To thank you, your manager gives you a day off in comp time the following week so you can spend time with your family. While the act appears to be one of generosity, in fact,…..Read More »

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