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Wage Theft in Pinellas County: How to Protect Your Rights

Employees have the right to get paid what they are lawfully owed. If you believe you may have been the victim of wage theft in Pinellas County, all is not lost. You can take action to protect your rights and pursue what you are owed. Laws are on the books that protect workers from wage […]

What Is the Fair Labor Standards Act

What Is the Fair Labor Standards Act – and Why Should I Care?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and more to protect employee rights. If you believe you’re not being paid fair wages or have not received the compensation you are owed, discover how this law protects you and what you should do if your rights at work have been violated.

Holiday Pay: How to Prove Unpaid Overtime

Holiday Pay: How to Prove Unpaid Overtime

The holidays are hectic for many Florida workers. From retail to hospitality and shipping/logistics, as well as other professions, working overtime is common. But all too often, employers do not pay their employees appropriately. Understanding how to prove unpaid overtime is the first step to recovering wages that you are lawfully owed. Holiday Pay vs. […]

Can Your Employer Require You to Work Overtime in Florida?

Full-time employees often are asked to work more than 40 hours per week. But is mandatory overtime legal? The answer to that question is not simple, but as a general rule, many employers do have the ability to demand mandatory overtime from their employees. And if you qualify for overtime pay, which many hourly workers […]

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Need to Recover Unpaid Wages? 4 Benefits of Hiring an Employment Lawyer

Employees are at the mercy of their employers when it comes to getting paid a fair wage. When employers decide not to pay employees what they are rightfully owed, an unpaid wages lawyer has the expertise and experience in employment law — and knows how to recover unpaid wages in Florida. It is not uncommon […]

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Tis the Season: How to Report Unpaid Overtime and Wages During the Holidays

In an ideal world, employers would always pay their workers fairly and on time. Unfortunately, that is not the world in which we live. There are instances when employers fail to pay their workers the wages they are owed. Although this can occur at any time of year, it is particularly common during the holiday […]

3 Steps to Consider When Trying to Collect Unpaid Wages

Do you believe an employer has improperly withheld your wages? If so, you are not alone. Department of Labor statistics indicates thousands of people file unpaid wage claims each year. If you are in this situation, you are probably wondering what steps you can take to get the money you are owed. The following information […]

Employment Law Cases: Why Destroying Evidence Could Destroy Your Case

Many pieces of evidence can potentially be relevant in employment law cases. If you are a plaintiff, one of your primary responsibilities is to make sure relevant pieces of evidence are preserved. You could substantially harm your chances of achieving the desired outcome if you destroy evidence, particularly if you destroy evidence that you think […]

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Be Prepared: What to Expect for Overtime Laws in 2019

Have you heard what’s coming in 2019? FLSA overtime laws may very well be changing next year — which could affect the paychecks of millions of workers across the country. It’s quite possible that more people will be eligible for overtime pay than ever before. As advocates for employee rights, Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. wants […]

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Top 7 Questions About Unpaid Overtime in Florida

Do you think you are due unpaid overtime? Are you confused about FLSA overtime law? It is not uncommon for employers to say and do things to keep you from getting the fair wages that you’re due under the law. But employee rights can be pretty complicated. Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., is here to help […]

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