Arbitration Agreements an...
Many employees sign arbitration agreements when they sign on with a company, or as part of their severance agreements. Arbitration is not always bad and it does
Paid in Vacation Time?
When I was working in government, it was very common to receive additional vacation time or sick leave for salaried employees who had to work excessive hours
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Many FLSA claims revolve around “pre-shift work” which is what we call the time people spend working before they get to go on the clock and be
Minimum Wage Laws Exist f...
Something to remember about minimum wage, this is what was said by the President (FDR) before it was signed: “Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an
What is Overtime?
When people talk about overtime, what do they mean? In Tennessee, overtime is any work performed by a worker for an employer in excess of forty hours
Breach of Employment Agre...
Some employees enter into employment agreements that include the terms for severance and other benefits. In JIMMY L. HENSLEY V. COCKE FARMER’S COOPERATIVE, Mr. Hensley and Cocke
Picking a Lawyer
How do you pick a lawyer for an unpaid overtime case? Look for someone you feel comfortable with and who has experience in your specific location and
Problems with unpaid labo...
The food industry, especially restaurants with tight margins, are notorious for violating the FLSA and other wage and hour laws. You would think that since these companies
Wage theft cases settled ...
A news article has just been released noting that the Middle District of Tennessee has accepted two settlements for wage theft on March 9, 2021 for about