Disputes over pay

Wage and hour disputes

We represent individual employees in compensation disputes as well as groups of employees in wage and hour class action litigation involving issues such as overtime violations, misclassification of employees as exempt versus non-exempt or as independent contractors, commission-based compensation plans, expense reimbursement, and violations of laws concerning meal and rest breaks. Our attorneys are well-versed in the many federal, state, and local laws requiring employers to pay you in full and on time-as well as how to enforce them.

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May 8, 2019

Do ride-share companies owe drivers money

Under the federal labor law, when an employer-employee relationship exists, the employee must be paid at least the Federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour and in most cases overtime at time and one-half his/her regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 per week. The ride-share company Uber has agreed to pay $20 million to…

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May 3, 2019

Can caregivers or care workers be paid more?

All caregivers are owed the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and an overtime payment for all hours worked over 40 in any work week, unless some very specific exemptions are met. However, many agencies or individuals are not following the law. This law firm has a lawsuit against PALCO, Inc. for back wage payments. If your payments from…

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