Common Unpaid Overtime Violations in Illinois: Employer Practices to Watch Out For

Unpaid overtime violations occur frequently in Illinois, and many workers may not be aware of them. Some employers engage in practices such as misclassifying job roles as “exempt” when they should be “non-exempt” and failing to provide compensation for extra hours worked. These actions undermine employees’ rights and can lead to...

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Understanding Illinois Wage and Hour Laws: How They Impact Unpaid Overtime Claims

Illinois wage and hour laws aim to establish fair working conditions and compensation, especially regarding unpaid overtime. These regulations guarantee that employees are paid fairly for additional hours worked beyond their standard schedules. However, there are often misunderstandings and conflicts regarding unpaid overtime claims. By gaining a better understanding of these laws,...

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What Are Some Common Misclassifications in Denver

As employment law attorneys representing Denver employees, we often encounter cases of job misclassification. This widespread issue can profoundly impact your rights and benefits at work. Whether you're classified as an independent contractor, a part-time, or a full-time employee, these labels carry significant legal and financial implications. Understanding your proper employment...

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California Announces 2024 Substantial Increase in Computer Professional Exemption Compensation Rate

California's technology sector is bracing for a significant shift as the state announces a major increase in the compensation rate required for the computer professional exemption from overtime. Starting January 1, 2024, the threshold for exempting certain computer software employees from overtime will rise to $115,763.35 annually. This adjustment reflects...

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New York Employers Fail to Pay Weekly and Get Hit With Wage Class Actions

New York state law requires workers who perform significant amounts of manual work to be paid every week. Many large New York employers, using biweekly or semi-monthly payroll schemes, have been sued for untimely payments to their employees, in what are called late payment lawsuits. The law is in place to insure...

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