Recent Cases Show “A Pattern of Deceit” to Misclassify and Underpay Workers

A disturbing trend in unethical and illegal employer behaviors continues to center on misclassifying workers as “exempt” from the overtime laws in order to underpay them. The behavior has brought about local and statewide enforcement against employers engaging in this unlawful action. The Lore Law Firm offers services to those workers in situations...
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Do You Get Multiple Paychecks from the Same Employer? If So, You May Be Getting Cheated Out of Overtime Pay

Some employers will go to any length to avoid giving workers their hard-earned overtime pay. One of the challenges employees may encounter is determining what measures their employers might be taking and which of those actions falls under unethical or unlawful practices. This is especially so for those employers that opt to pay their...

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Can I Sue My Employer as an Inspector Who Hasn’t Been Paid for Overtime Work?

Money is the primary motivation for working in many instances, so accurate pay is imperative. For most industries, the standard workweek is 40 hours, and any hours worked beyond that is considered overtime. Some employee categories, including some salaried positions with qualifying job duties, are exempt from overtime. However, employees not properly designated as...

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Steps to Take After an Employer Misclassifies a Day Rate Worker as Independent Contractor

Your employee classification might not stand out amid the minutiae of your daily job tasks and responsibilities. However, this is extremely important as it ensures the company meets its workers' rights and taxation obligations. When an employer misclassifies a day rate worker as an independent contractor, the implications can be widespread...

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