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Commissioned Sales People in Retail Establishments Entitled to Overtime

Generally under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) an employer must pay its employees overtime compensation of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours per week. 29 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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Just Because You are Thankful You Have a Job, Don’t Let Your Employer Steal From You

More and more in this increasingly competitive retail world, companies are requiring their employees to work long shifts, overnight shift, and holidays.  This year, some retailers like Macy’s, Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart and Target are getting a jump on Black … Continue reading

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Rewarding Wage Theft

Many banquet halls and catering establishments require customers to pay an additional “service charge,” often around 20 % of the total cost.  Can the establishments simply pocket the money or does this “service charge” belong to the servers?  In New … Continue reading

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