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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.

Missouri man takes on FedEx and wins

When one Missouri man decided a dozen years ago to ditch his job with the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier, he envisioned a successful future working as a FedEx driver. He never imagined that the substantial costs

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What is the federal minimum wage?

The federal minimum wage for non-exempt, covered employees is governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Since July 24, 2009, it has been set at $7.25 per hour. However, employees in states with a higher minimum wage must be paid

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Missouri Dominos franchises facing wage law litigation

Missouri consumers who enjoy a slice or two from one of the nation’s most popular pizza chains may be interested to learn of the following litigation. A pizza delivery driver for Dominos has filed a lawsuit in the United States

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Most Missouri workers are entitled to overtime pay

Some Missouri workers struggle to make it financially and cover all of their bills simply holding down one job. But working two or more jobs leaves very little free time to spend with family or on leisure activities. One way

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Federal and state wage laws help protect Missouri workers

Many Missouri workers are lucky to have steady employment with compassionate and decent bosses and supervisors. However, some workers may not be paid fairly or may have employers who fail to comply with existing state or federal wage laws. Our

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LinkedIn violated federal wage laws

Missouri workers who have established employment profiles and curated contacts on the online networking site LinkedIn may be interested to learn that the popular internet site has entered into an agreement to pay 359 former and current employees over $3.34

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Wage law violations cost company penalties, restitution

Missouri workers who hire through staffing agencies like Labor Ready should be aware that in the past, in this state and elsewhere around the nation, the company failed to pay its workers the “prevailing wage” rates when they worked on

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McDonald's workers protest low wage laws

A 25-year old fast food worker from Kansas City recently took part in an organized protest against the corporate headquarters of McDonald’s in Oak Brook, Illinois. The woman earns $7.75 an hour at her position, an increase of only fifty

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