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Bank Loan Officers Bring Suit for Unpaid Overtime-Claims Should Not Have Been Paid Commission Only

We have blogged before about the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and some of its exemptions.  For years, many banks have been trying to avoid paying overtime to loan officers, paying them on a commissions only basis and … Continue reading

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Espresso by Bikini Servers-Baristas Coffee Sued by Department of Labor for Overtime VIolations

Under Federal law and most state laws, if you work for an employer you are legally entitled to be paid minimum wage and be paid overtime wages for each hour worked over forty in a week.  A Seattle based Coffee … Continue reading

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KAG West Agrees to Pay $14 Million to Truck Drivers for Overtime Violations

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, an employee is entitled to be paid overtime for all hours worked in a week in excess of 40.  If your employer has you work, off the clock, in excess of 40 hours per … Continue reading

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Groupon Sued by Sales Reps for Unpaid Overtime

As many of you may know, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), requires employers to pay employees overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a given week.  There are exemptions to this requirement, for instance if you are a … Continue reading

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Olive Garden Required to Pay Overtime Wages for Not Allowing Servers to Clock in At Beginning of Shift

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), you are required to be paid by your employer for all hours worked.  This means you should be “on the clock” for the entire time you are at work and should be getting … Continue reading

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Behren Law Firm Involved in New Florida Case-Law on Wage Garnishments

In Florida and most other states, if someone files a lawsuit against you and obtains a judgment against you, there are several different ways to collect upon that judgment.  One of the ways that someone who holds a judgment can … Continue reading

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