My office gets contacted by employees who receive letters from the Department of Labor saying that they are owed back wages. These back wages are usually underpaid minimum wages or unpaid overtime pay. While I respect the Department of Labor and those in the local offices with whom I have spoken on matters, especially for the… Continue Reading Deparment of Labor Letter?
I have assistant managers contact me to ask whether they are entitled to overtime pay. They explain that they don’t make decisions about hiring or firing other employees, don’t set schedules, and don’t have the ability to suspend or reprimand other employees. They perform job duties that are almost identical to everyone around them, except… Continue Reading Maybe You Are Entitled to Overtime Pay