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Q:  IF YOUR EMPLOYER GIVES YOU A CHECK FOR UNPAID BACK OVERTIME AND A RELEASE TO SIGN – HOW DO YOU KNOW IF IT IS FAIR?   A:  YOU DON’T KNOW IF IT IS FAIR UNLESS YOU CONSULT WITH AN OVERTIME PAY RIGHTS ATTORNEY WHO REPRESENTS WORKERS, NOT EMPLOYERS.  What Is the PAID program? The
  The California Supreme Court recently released an opinion that will result in workers receiving more overtime pay in pay periods in which they work overtime and receive a flat sum bonus.  This is a very favorable ruling for workers and it applies retroactively – meaning workers can claim the back overtime they are owed
The Colorado Wage Order is the state minimum wage and overtime law. There are several types of employees that are not subject to the Wage Order. These “exempt” employees include: executive/supervisor, administrative, and professional employees outside sales employees elected officials and members of their staff companions, casual babysitters, and domestic employees employed by households or
In short, the answer to the question WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN WHEN YOUR JOB IS BEING “RECLASSIFIED” is often: 1) Your employer has decided that it has improperly been classifying you as “exempt” and not entitled to overtime pay when it should have been classifying you as “non-exempt” and paying you time and a
There are significant differences in being classified as an “independent contractor” rather than an “employee.” One important difference is that The Fair Labor Standards Act the federal law that requires minimum wage and overtime pay only applies to employees. Independent contractors are not covered. This means that independent contractors do not have to be paid

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