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Massachusetts Minimum Wage


In June 2018, Massachusetts’ Governor Baker signed into law an act that will increase Massachusetts minimum wage over the next five years. The act, H4640, has been referred to by some as the “Grand Bargain” because the law ... Read More
July 9, 2018Herrmann Law
Unpaid Wage Violations


In June of 2018, the Cheesecake Factory was recently found in the midst of a wage violation in the amount of a $4.57 million in a case that involves hundreds of janitorial workers who were employed at eight of the restaurant’s locations in ... Read More
July 4, 2018Herrmann Law
New Tip Laws


Currently, most staff who work in places where tips are provided, pool their tips and distribute the tip pool to other employees. Also, part of these tips include credit card tips left by customers for the benefit of the waitstaff. In accordance with what is called a ... Read More
June 20, 2018Herrmann Law
Unpaid Wage Lawyers


In accordance with Maryland law, employers who fail to pay workers on time are now at risk of being required to pay three times the amount of wages owed as well as costs and fees for legal counsel. Employees are able to initiate lawsuits concerning late or unpaid ... Read More
June 12, 2018Herrmann Law
Employer Breaking Laws


As an honest, hardworking employee, it is easy to assume that your employer is doing everything by the book and that he or she would never dream of shorting you on pay. Unfortunately, not everyone is as honest as you are—maybe not even your employer. Corporate scandals ... Read More
May 4, 2018Herrmann Law
Unpaid Wages Lawyer


When it comes to pay, most employers pay employees in one hour and half-hour increments. They do this to avoid any confusion in the payroll department. This means that employees may be paid for work put in between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, regardless of what time they ... Read More
April 27, 2018Herrmann Law
Stealing Tips From Employees


Whether you are a lawyer or work in the service industry, you probably know that there has been some instability with respect to what constitutes stealing tips from employees. However, you may or may not realize that the federal tipping law (i.e. the Fair Labor Standards Act) was recently ... Read More
April 27, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Classification


In accordance with the FLSA, employers are required to pay full-time employees overtime for any hours worked over the 40-hour a week threshold. To avoid this, many employers intentionally misclassify workers as independent contractors. Under the same laws that protect employees, independent contractors are deemed exempt from ... Read More
April 20, 2018Herrmann Law


Unless you are a minor league baseball player or a family member, you have likely never even heard of “Save America’s Pastime Act,” a bill introduced in 2016 that seems to do anything BUT save our nation’s pastime. The act, which was introduced ... Read More
April 13, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Attorneys


When you work overtime, it is likely not out of the goodness of your heart. It is either because your boss really needs the extra help or because you really need the extra money. In either instance, know that your time is not free, and that you are ... Read More
April 6, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN