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Category: Wage And Hour Laws

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

New minimum wage rule for contractors

Way back in February 2014, the Obama administration proposed new minimum wage rules for contractors hired by the federal government. The new minimum wage was raised to $10.15 and was finally implemented January 1st of this year. This is a

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What happens if you work 'off the clock'?

Working off the clock refers to any time you perform your job duties while you are not being paid. It may seem like no big deal on an individual level, you have this work you need to finish, and you

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The ins and outs of overtime and holiday pay

To ring in the beginning of the holiday shopping season marked by Black Friday, this article will discuss overtime and holiday pay. You may assume that working more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week entitles you

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Tipped employees get a different minimum wage

There has been a lot of talk about upping the federal minimum wage to $15 these past few years. However, just because one of the minimum wages is increased, does not mean all of them will be increased. The federal

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What should I do if my check looks light?

It happened again. It’s Friday. You’re exhausted. It’s been a long week and you missed your child’s game again. You drive to work to get your check even though it’s your day off. But at least you made some extra

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Tips can affect your minimum wage entitlement

Most people wish they earned a little bit more for the work they do. It can be hard to make ends meet on a basic salary and harder still to put some money aside for emergencies or a much-needed vacation.

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Know your rights to overtime pay

In Missouri, there are many employees who pick up extra shifts whenever they can in order to put a little more money in the bank. It can be hard to make ends meet, so having some extra savings for when

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Be prepared to pursue the wages you are owed

Many workers in Missouri have to cover long shifts in order to earn enough to pay the bills. Minimum wage laws are in place to help ensure that workers can make enough money to live on, yet even then it

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