Do you know or think that your employer isn't paying you accurately for the hours you've worked, or that you're not getting the overtime pay you're due? The legal team at Banville Law is ready to help you.
Even if you are dedicated to your job, working hard, and working overtime, your employer may still be underpaying you for the time and extra hours you put in. Wage laws might be difficult to understand our team of unpaid overtime lawyers are here to help you through the process. We will handle every part of your claim, and no legal costs will be charged until we are successful in winning you the compensation you deserve.
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Enacted in 1938, the FLSA was established by legislation to set a minimum for wages, overtime, and other wage requirements for businesses. The FLSA specifies how employers must compute overtime compensation, as well as how and when employees must be compensated for their labor, among other things.
If your employer is not following the rules and regulations from FLSA regarding your pay, speaking with an experienced unpaid wage lawyer might be in your best interest. In many circumstances, if an employer fails at complying with FLSA laws, it usually means they are probably failing at following multiple other regulations.
Forced unpaid overtime is against the law, and it is a common FLSA violation. Many businesses refuse to pay overtime to employees who "willfully" work longer hours, yet the FLSA forbids this.
Many restaurants, for example, may require their servers to work "off the clock" in order to finish their duties before leaving their shift. This conduct can be particularly unfair if servers are forced to clean up after their shifts or undertake other chores that are directly relevant to their work obligations on a frequent basis.
Any disagreement about whether an employee's time was spent working or not should be resolved in court.
You may be entitled to damages if your employer fails to pay you for all hours worked, including overtime or extra compensation. The amount of compensation you may get will differ, however, it may include the following items:
Not all examples of unpaid wages and overtime are straightforward situations of workers not being paid for overtime work. The type of job and the employee's categorization can have a huge impact on whether or not there are losses.
As a result, it's vital to consult with an unpaid wage attorney who is aware of your state's laws and has handled similar cases before.
The legal team at Banville Law consists of experienced wage and workers' comp lawyers who will fight for the compensation you deserve for any losses you've experienced as a result of your employer's failure to follow the law. The statute of limitations for New York Labor Law which also includes unpaid overtime is six years.
To learn more, schedule your free case consultation with our legal team today.