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Should I Hire a Lawyer for a Wage and Hour Violation?

If you believe your employer is not paying you fairly, whether by not paying you minimum wage, not paying you for all the hours you worked, or not paying you overtime, you may have a claim for a wage and hour violation under the Federal Labor Standa… Read More
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Woman Holding a Dollar Bill Considering Wage and Hour Litigation

Wage and Hour Litigation

If you are considering filing a lawsuit against your employer for a wage and hour violation under Kansas or Missouri state law or under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it is wise to seek the advice of a skilled and experienced employ… Read More
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Wage Theft Costs Workers Estimated $50 Billion Each Year

As the New York Times recently covered, the issue of wage theft is one that has become increasingly prominent. Companies have found themselves forced to fork over thousands of dollars to repay workers for time that was effectively stolen from them an… Read More
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Experts Say Wage Theft Claims Boom Across The Country

According to a recent article in the New York Times, the numbers of wage theft cases are rising dramatically across the country. The reasons appear complicated and are in dispute, but the result is clear: the amount of money recovered for workers has… Read More
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Migrant Workers Benefit From New Partnership

Migrant workers have long suffered through some of the most horrendous workplace conditions in the U.S. The groups that gravitated towards this kind of work, often those lacking education or English speaking ability, were among the most vulnerable an… Read More
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McDonald’s Case Represents Important Labor Law Test

A recent series of seven lawsuits have been filed by workers of McDonald’s who are claiming wage theft by their employer. The suits represent an important departure from most wage theft cases in the fast food industry in that they are attempting to… Read More
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Supreme Court To Hear Important Amazon Wage Theft Case

An important case regarding unpaid time that workers spend going in and out of security while going to jobs at Amazon warehouses has been picked up by the U.S. Supreme Court. The case was last heard in the Ninth Circuit where the justices came down o… Read More
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Warehouse Workers Win Millions In Labor Law Settlement

A contractor for Wal-Mart recently agreed to fork over nearly $5 million to help settle a lawsuit that was filed by 568 warehouse workers in Southern California. The case claimed that the workers were underpaid and routinely prevented from taking req… Read More
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Number Of Wage-And-Hour Lawsuits Continues To Rise For Fifth Straight Year

According to a recent analysis of data collected by the Federal Judicial Center, the number of employees filing wage-and-hour suits against their employers has skyrocketed over the past several decades. In fact, the numbers show that in the past 20 y… Read More
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