Unpaid Overtime

Misconceptions Employees Often Have About Overtime Laws

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Sep 30, 2021

Unfortunately, many employees do not know their rights under federal and state overtime laws. They may have some idea of the basics of overtime pay, but they often have misconceptions about their eligibility and when employers may have violated these…

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Industries That Often Violate Laws on Overtime Pay for Workers

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Sep 16, 2021

Federal and state overtime laws apply to workers in a wide variety of industries and occupations. While workers in any industry could be denied overtime pay when they work overtime hours, overtime violations are quite common in certain industries and…

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What Employees Paid on Commission Need to Know About Overtime Pay

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Aug 23, 2021

Most employees are paid a set rate by the hour. However, some employers would rather pay their employees on commission or on a piece-rate basis. The hope is this motivates employees to work harder so they can earn more money. However, employees need…

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Evidence Used to Prove Workers Were Denied Overtime Pay

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Jul 21, 2021

If you were denied overtime pay when you worked overtime hours, you may be able to hire an attorney to file a claim to recover the wages you should have received. However, your attorney needs evidence to prove you worked overtime hours and you were not…

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How Much Time Must Managers Spend on Management Tasks to be Exempt from Overtime?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Jun 22, 2021

As far as federal overtime laws are concerned, manager is just a title, it does not make someone exempt from overtime laws. Below, learn more about when managers may be exempt from overtime requirements. If you think you have been misclassified as exempt…

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Can Employers Require Their Employees to Work Overtime Hours?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime May 19, 2021

For many people, 40 hours is the bare minimum number of hours they work in a week. They have so much to do it is just not possible to get everything done in 40 hours. While many employees in this situation are exempt from federal overtime laws, some…

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Are Tipped Employees Owed Minimum Wage for Untipped Work?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Apr 15, 2021

Working as a server involves more than simply taking orders and bringing food and drinks to customers. Servers often do a lot of side work before, during or after their shifts. For example, they may need to clean, restock a workstation, roll up silverware…

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Do You Do Any of These Things While Off the Clock? You May Be Overtime Eligible

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Mar 18, 2021

Even when employees work a full 40-hour week, they may struggle to get every little thing done. That is why many employees end up doing some things on weekends or right before or after their shift ends. If this sounds like a normal part of your weekly…

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Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl Files Unpaid Overtime Complaint Against CACI International

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Mar 11, 2021

On March 5, 2021, The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl and Nichols Kaster, PLLP filed a Complaint (2:21-cv-02044) against CACI International, Inc. (“CACI”). The Complaint alleges that Background Investigators (“Investigators”) employed at CACI were not…

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Why Employees Often Do Not Report Unpaid Overtime

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Feb 17, 2021

If you are a non-exempt employee and you work more than 40 hours in a week, you must be paid one-and-a-half times your regular rate of pay for every extra hour worked. Unfortunately, the burden of proof is often on workers, and they often do not report…

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