Key Facts

Are you one of the many employees not being paid fairly? Our Firm represents individuals who are not paid the wages they are due.

The cases we see most often involve:

  • Misclassification as salary/exempt from overtime;
  • Many salaried employees are entitled to overtime pay. For more information, click here.
  • Minimum wage violations;
  • Failure to calculate commissions, bonuses, incentive pay into the overtime rate;
  • Improper classification as independent contractor;
  • Failure to pay for “off-the-clock” work;
  • Failure to pay compensable time (travel; donning/doffing; on-call; training);
  • Improper wage deductions / “charge backs”;
  • Failure to reimburse for expenses / uniforms; and
  • Giving comp. time instead of paying overtime in cash.

Employers who violate federal and state laws can be required to pay double or even triple the amount owed to employees and former employees, plus the employees’ attorneys’ fees.

Just a few examples of employees who may be entitled to overtime pay:

  • Employees earning less than $455 per week, $23,660 annually;
  • Employees whose wages vary based on the amount of time worked;
  • Service industry workers;
  • Clerical workers and administrative related staff;
  • Public school support staff (custodian, teacher’s aide, bus driver);
  • Front line managers;
  • Most computer and technical support positions;
  • Cleaning crews;
  • Call center employees;
  • Secretaries/clerks; and
  • Paralegals.