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Are employers required by law to pay more for overtime?

Are employers required by law to pay more for overtime?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In the shortest answer possible, Yes.   At length, The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law which requires employers to pay one and a half times your normal hourly wage for all overtime hours. Your state may have overtime laws, as well. If your employer fails to pay you overtime wages for…Read the article
Marie Napoli on the MeToo Movement Against Sexual Harassment

Marie Napoli on the MeToo Movement Against Sexual Harassment

| Civil Rights
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as follows:  “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature…when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating,…Read the article
Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Uber drivers have filed a class action lawsuit claiming they have been misclassified as independent contractors and are entitled to be reimbursed for their expenses that Uber should have to pay, like for gas and vehicle maintenance. The lawsuit also challenges Uber’s practice of telling passengers that the gratuity is included and not to tip…Read the article
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