Employment News

How Employers Get Workers to Work Overtime Without Paying Them Overtime Wages

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Dec 05, 2018

One of the most common ways employers cheat their workers out of overtime pay is by classifying them as exempt from overtime when they are non-exempt employees. However, there are many other things employers do to get their workers to work more than 40…

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Types of Workplace Sexual Harassment and What to Do About It

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Oct 09, 2018

No one should have to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace. You should be able to focus on your job without being subjected to lewd conversation, physical gestures or actions that create a hostile work environment. Unfortunately, sexual harassment…

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What to Know About Filing an Unpaid Wages Complaint

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Sep 07, 2018

Have you been denied wages (overtime pay or minimum wage) you are rightfully owed? You can file a complaint with the United States Department of Labor (DOL) to attempt to recover what you are owed. However, the process can be confusing. Below, you can…

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What You Need to Know About Retaliation at Work

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Aug 31, 2018

You have a variety of rights as an employee. For example, unless you are exempt, your employer is required to pay you at least the federal minimum wage. You may also have a right to overtime pay if you work more than 40 hours in a week. Employees also…

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Reasons You Can Sue to Recover Unpaid Wages

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Aug 07, 2018

Has your employer failed to pay you the wages you are owed under federal or state law? You may be able to recover your unpaid wages by filing a lawsuit or a claim with the U.S. Department of Labor or Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. There…

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Maryland's Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Jun 29, 2018

If you were a victim of another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, there is a statute of limitations that sets a deadline for filing a lawsuit. If you do not file…

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Have You Been Misclassified as Exempt from Overtime Laws?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Jun 20, 2018

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, many employees are owed overtime compensation when they work more than 40 hours in a week. Overtime pay must be equal to one and one half of an employee's regular rate of pay. While some employees are exempt from overtime…

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What Is My Unpaid Wages Claim Worth?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment May 30, 2018

If your employer failed to pay you overtime or the wages to which you are entitled, you may be able to file a lawsuit or claim with the state of Maryland to recover the money you are owed. You could also be entitled to additional forms of compensation…

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Former Under Armour Employee Alleges Salary Misclassification

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Sep 06, 2017

A former longtime employee at Under Armour’s corporate headquarters in Baltimore filed a Complaint against his previous employer alleging unpaid overtime. The Complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court of Maryland and alleges that Under Armour incorrectly…

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Wells Fargo’s Problems Go Farther

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Employment Oct 25, 2016

In recent weeks, news reports have revealed that Wells Fargo is a pillar of American greed. It was reported that two million fraudulent checking, savings, credit and debit card accounts were opened over a period of four years. In addition to consumer…

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