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Washington, D.C. Servers Sue Employer for Not Paying Overtime

WASHINGTON D.C. — A group of six current and former employees for popular Washington, D.C. restaurant Founding Farmers recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against the owners of the business over allegations that the company failed to pay workers for all their hours spent on the job at multiple restaurants owned by the defendant. read more →

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Newspaper Employees Recover $584,000 for Wrongful Termination After Filing Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Three former employees for a California-based Korean language newspaper recently recovered $584,000 after filing a lawsuit alleging that their former employer wrongfully terminated the group over complaints the defendant withheld overtime wages. read more →

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Appeals Court Rules Per Diem Not Part of Overtime Pay Calculations

NEW YORK — The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that employers do not have to factor in per diem payments when calculating how much to pay employees for overtime hours. read more →

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Residential Care Overtime Pay Violations

WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor, after conducting an investigation, found that Agape Cottages, which operated residential care facilities in Orange County, CA, violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Wage and Hour Division of the agency negotiated an agreement in which the company will pay nearly $200,000 in back wages to.. read more →

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Overtime Pay For “Off The Clock” Work

WASHINGTON D.C — If you are you required to work “off the clock” by your employer, this can be a violation of federal overtime pay laws.   Companies try to cheat employees out of overtime wages by classifying work as “off the clock.”  This really that you are doing your job but not being credited for time.. read more →

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How to Determine If You Are Contractor or Employee

WASHINGTON D.C — On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued additional guidance on employee misclassification as independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According to the guidance, which came in the form of an Administrator’s Interpretation, DOL continues to receive numerous misclassification complaints, and.. read more →

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Six Factors To Determine Federal Contractor Status

WASHINGTON D.C — In a recently-issued Wage and Hour Division Administrator’s Interpretation, the U.S. Department of Labor clarified the factors that employers have to consider in determining whether a worker is an employee or a federal contractor. These factors, collectively known as the “economic realities” test, weigh heavily in favor of a worker’s classification as.. read more →

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“Suffer or Permit” and Unauthorized Overtime Pay

WASHINGTON D.C — Employees who are not exempt under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are entitled to pay for every overtime hour their employer “suffers or permits” them to work. This standard usually compels employers to pay for extra hours. FLSA requires employers to pay non-exempt employees time and a half for overtime.. read more →

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After-Hours Emails and Cell Phone Messages Overtime Pay

NEW YORK — A recent article from the Wall Street Journal titled “Can you Sue the Boss for Making You Answer Late-Night Email?” has highlighted the issue of the graying line between work hours and non-work hours. The article indicated that several lawsuits have alleged that companies expect employees to work unpaid and off-hours via.. read more →

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Summer Internship Program – Is overtime pay required for an intern?

WASHINGTON D.C –Summer internship programs are widely used by different industries to bring talented students and workers to the company.  These summer internships provide valuable experience and access to a company that is often not available to a student or recent graduate.  Many times, they will lead to a permanent position after the completion of.. read more →

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