The Stop Wage Theft Lawyers are a group of some of the most successful wage and hour attorneys in America who have recovered over one-half of a billion dollars ($500,000,000.00) on behalf of collective/class action clients in the last few decades, most of which consisted of overtime back wages and liquidated (or “double”) damages.
Stop Wage Theft Lawyers have served as lead counsel throughout the U.S. from New York to California, and numerous states in between, and have obtained some of the largest judgments and settlements in class/collective action cases seeking overtime wages on behalf of employees in almost every industry.
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Industries We Represent
Some of the representative Stop Wage Theft Lawyers back pay recoveries for employees in various industries include:
Delivery Drivers/Route Salesmen
Real Estate Industry
Health Care Industry
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What Are the
One of the most common violations of federal and state wage laws occurs when employees perform work that is unpaid or which isn’t counted toward overtime because it is not captured in the company’s time keeping system.
Another common violation occurs when employers intentionally underreport work time, such as when a supervisor “shaves” employee work hours from the computer system…
BREAK TIME VIOLATIONS
Federal law does not require that employers provide their employees meal or rest breaks, though many state and local laws do.
MISCALCULATING OVERTIME PAY
The overtime pay standard in §7(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act requires that overtime must be compensated at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate.
MISCLASSIFYING EMPLOYEES AS EXEMPT FROM OVERTIME
Certain categories of employees are “exempt” from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as under most state laws.
DEDUCTIONS FROM SALARIED-EXEMPT EMPLOYEES
The Department of Labor’s regulations related to “white collar” exemptions state that an employee is paid on a “salary basis” if the employee regularly receives each pay period,
TIPPED WAGES VIOLATIONS
“ROLLING” OVERTIME HOURS AND “COMP TIME”
PAYING “STRAIGHT-TIME” FOR OVERTIME HOURS
IMPROPER ROUNDING OF HOURS WORKED
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