Tag: Unpaid wages lawyer

Wages for Interns

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Mar2018
According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the United States Department of Labor issued new guidelines in January of 2018 designed to provide guidance in determining whether students and interns working jobs at for-profit employers are employees entitled to... Read More
March 16, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Pay Nursing Facilities

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Oct2017
Overtime Pay for Employees Working in Retirement Communities Too frequently we see Texas employers failing to pay caregivers, med techs, and other employees working in retirement communities overtime and the wages they are owed as mandated by federal wage laws (i.e. the Fair Labor Standards Act). The work of a caregiver ... Read More
October 19, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
tips-employment-law

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Jul2017
Tip Pooling and Tip Sharing Today, creativity among employers is at an all-time high when it comes to circumventing the minimum wage laws – especially when it comes to tipped employees. It is no surprise that employers continuously attempt to use state and federal minimum wage laws to their advantage ... Read More
July 25, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Texas Employee Lawyer

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Jun2017
Unpaid Overtime and Minimum Wage claims are the subject of many, many lawsuits across Texas and across the Country. As a general rule, employees who work over forty (40) hours in a week are entitled to overtime pay. A single work ... Read More
June 10, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Wage Lawyer | Overtime Lawyer | Labor and Employment Lawyer

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Feb2017
What is a Contingency Agreement? Prospective clients often ask me how employees can afford to hire an attorney like myself to protect their legal rights in the workplace. The answer is, I represent employees almost exclusively on a contingency basis. This means, you don’t owe me ... Read More
February 8, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Illegal Tip Pools

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Jan2017
Seriously: Can My Employer Legally Do That? If the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, then how do some employers (specifically, restaurants) get away with paying employees less – in some cases as little as $2.13 per hour? You may be thinking, well I earn more than $7.25 ... Read More
January 14, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Employment Lawyer

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Dec2016
  I often say that employees in Texas have very few advocates to protect their rights in the workplace. Most laws are designed to protect the employers from being sued, therefore, most lawyers gravitate to representing the employers with deep pockets. I grew up in a family that worked ... Read More
December 31, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN
Wage Lawyer Fort Worth Texas

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Dec2016
It is difficult to ask your employer questions about your paycheck, after all employees rarely understand how their wages are calculated (i.e. tax, Medicare, and other governmental deductions) and don’t want to appear to distrust their employer. Employees have become accustomed to just accepting their paycheck without asking ... Read More
December 1, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN
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Sep2016
A portion of America’s workforce will undergo a major change when the Department of Labor streamlines the current rules that govern overtime exemption status.  In March, 2014, President Obama issued a directive to the Secretary of Labor to “update and modernize” the rules for overtime exemption, also known as the ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN
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Sep2016
It is bonus time! What if I told you that receiving a bonus may increase your overtime pay? It is understandably so, that you may be wondering how a bonus can have such a significant impact on your overtime pay.  An employer will often fail to pay the right overtime ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN