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: THE
Pennsylvania Overtime Laws, More Demanding than FLSA’s Requirements 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. Pennsylvania Exempt Employees
In April 2012, the Department of Labor sued a business in New York City for failing to pay workers overtime. The business was a nail salon, Cindy’s Total Care, Inc. on Manhattan’s Upper West Side who fought back against the lawsuit. What was their explanation? Cindy’s Total Care, Inc. claimed their employees were illegal aliens
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