Wage theft, most commonly overtime and minimum wage violations, is unfortunately very common. Employers often take advantage of their employees, trusting that the fear of losing their job will prevent employees from speaking out about incorrect wages or unpaid overtime. However, you should know that even minimum wage employees still have rights. This holiday season, don't let your employer steal your rightful wages.
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If you work in the private sector and are salaried at less than $47,476 a year, you are now eligible for overtime pay.
How well do you understand the changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act that went into effect on December 1st? Take this quiz to find out. And if your rights under this new law have been violated, call us at (877) 905-5161 for a free consultation right away.
In May, the Obama administration signed into law a bill that extends overtime pay to more than 4.2 million Americans. Currently, if you make under $23,660 a year, you are automatically eligible for overtime pay.