Unpaid Overtime

Are Employees in Computer-Related Jobs Exempt From Overtime Requirements?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Jun 09, 2022

Some employees are exempt from federal overtime pay requirements. That means they are ineligible for time-and-a-half pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week. The problem is many employees are misclassified as exempt. For example, employees in…

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What Are the Overtime Exemptions for Sales Employees?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime May 25, 2022

While many employees are eligible for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week, some may not be. However, workers are only exempt from overtime pay requirements if their jobs fit the criteria for an overtime exemption. Employers often…

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Common Misconceptions About Filing Unpaid Overtime Claims

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Apr 22, 2022

People have many misconceptions about filing claims to attempt to recover compensation for unpaid overtime. Unfortunately, these misconceptions often cause people to think their rights have not been violated. Victims of wage theft often think they do…

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Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl Representing OpSec Employees Seeking Unpaid Overtime

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Feb 23, 2022

On February 16, 2022, our firm and Nichols Kaster, LLP filed a Complaint (1-22-cv-00064) against OpSec Security, Inc. and OpSec Online, LLC (collectively “OpSec”). The Complaint alleges that OpSec unlawfully denied overtime payments to Brand Analysts,…

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Project Coordinators Sue Smartlink for Unpaid Overtime Wages

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Feb 10, 2022

On Monday, February 7, 2022, our firm filed a Complaint (Case No.: 1:22-cv-00328-BPG) against Smartlink, LLC (“Smartlink”). The Complaint alleges that Smartlink unlawfully denied overtime payments to its Project Coordinators. The Plaintiffs, who worked…

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How Cash-in-Lieu of Benefit Payments Affect Overtime Pay

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

Some employers provide cash in lieu of benefits to their employees. For example, if an employee declines to participate in the employer’s group health insurance, the employer may give the employee the money it would have spent on his or her insurance…

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Is it Legal for Your Employer to Give You Paid Time Off Instead of Overtime Pay?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Dec 14, 2021

Non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours in a week must receive overtime pay equal to one-and-a-half times their regular rate of pay. The problem is, this is expensive for employers, which is why they often look for ways to get out of paying overtime. One…

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Employees File Unpaid Overtime Complaint Against TransPerfect

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Dec 10, 2021

On Friday December 3, 2021, our firm and Nichols Kaster, PLLP filed a Complaint (2:21-cv-09390) against TransPerfect Translations International, Inc. (“TransPerfect”). The Complaint alleges that TransPerfect unlawfully denied overtime payments to Project…

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What Happens When State and Federal Overtime Laws Differ?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Nov 12, 2021

Each state in the U.S. is different for a variety of reasons, from weather, culture and food to car insurance requirements and laws on overtime pay. In some cases, state overtime laws differ from federal overtime laws. It is important to know some of…

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How Overtime Class and Collective Actions Benefit Many Employees

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Unpaid Overtime Oct 27, 2021

One of the first things many employees realize at the start of their careers is how important it is to advocate for themselves, because no one else will. However, while advocating for your interests is vitally important, there are times when your interests…

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