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
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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
Maracas ordered to pay $63,000 for wage violations Maracas, a local Mexican restaurant located here in Nashville is ordered to pay over $63,000 in damages for wage
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
What to do when you are n...
There are several quick tips you should follow if you are not being paid for all of your work. Obviously, you should immediately contact a wage and
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
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
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