The courthouse doors are closing on employees’ right to file overtime pay lawsuits (and all other types of claims) in an actual court in front of a real judge. The Supreme Court has recently given the green light and employers are rushing to implement mandatory arbitration policies that force workers into private arbitration run by
If your employer did not provide a pay stub each time you got paid or provided one with little information, your employer was likely violating New York State law…and may owe you $5,000. What Basic Information Is Required on All New York Pay Stubs? The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) applies to employers
Q: I RECEIVED A 1099 FROM MY EMPLOYER BECAUSE THEY SAY I AM AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. THE TAXES I NOW OWE ARE A SHOCK, AND IT DOESN’T SEEM FAIR. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I THINK MY EMPLOYER GOT IT WRONG AND SHOULD HAVE TREATED ME AS AN EMPLOYEE, PAYING ITS SHARE OF TAXES? A:
New Ruling Favors Workers and Helps Them Recover Unpaid Overtime. Summary: A recent decision makes it easier for workers to prove that they should be classified and paid as employees instead of independent contractors. The big difference between the two – employees must be paid overtime while independent contractors do not. This case involved a
Under Pennsylvania labor laws, overtime pay of at least 1 ½ times the employee’s regular wage rate must be paid for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. In Pennsylvania, state law overrides certain federal overtime pay laws which are less favorable to workers. For example, computer employees are not considered exempt as they
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