How to File a Wage and Unpaid Overtime Claim
Illinois Overtime Payment Laws Illinois law mandates that no employer can require an employee to work more than 40 hours per week unless that employee receives compensation for additional hours works at a rate of at least 1 ½ times his regular pay rate. For example, if your regular wages are $10 per hours, your…Read More
Call Center “Wage Theft War”
Recently, there has been an unfortunate uptick in the number of wage theft lawsuits against call center companies. All employers are required to pay their employees for time actually worked, including overtime if the employer requires it and time for preparation by employees to do their jobs such as logging into computers systems or…Read More
Ensuring You Get What You Deserve When It Comes To Overtime
People deserve to be paid for the amount they work. When your employer does not pay you for overtime it can be frustrating and you can find yourself in a difficult situation. If you are not exempt from overtime payments then if you work over forty hours in a week you are entitled to paid…Read More
Can Your Boss Pay You With Vacation Time Instead of Cash?
It goes without saying that if we work, we expect to be paid. Many people mistakenly believe that if they have no written contract or agreement, they have no way to enforce their right to payment against employers who may fail to live up to their payment obligations. In fact, the Fair Labor Standards Act…Read More