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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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