A temporary agency placed me in a job with one of their clients. Their client made me work long hours and did not pay me overtime and then to top it off, he said that I was "a lazy white person." Both the client and the temp agency are pointing the fingers at the other. Who do I turn to to deal with my overtime and discrimination claims?
I Make $103,000 Per Year. Can I still get Overtime?
I manage an apartment building. My duties include maintaining the grounds, cleaning common areas, showing apartments to tenants, verifying references and collecting rents, among other things. Am I Exempt from Overtime?
Can my employer require me to work overtime?
By Deskin Law Firm
Yes, an employer may dictate the employee's work schedule and hours. Additionally, under most circumstances the employer may discipline an employee, up to and including termination, if the employee refuses to work scheduled overtime.
I have worked for the past nine years for a company in California. At the end of 2005, they sent a memo around that stated that from then on, we could only carry forward a week of our vacation. At the end of 2006, I had over two weeks coming. I was actually unable to take vacation because the situation in my department was such that my desk would not be covered if I did so.
My employer does not like that I am looking to get paid for the overtime they made me work. Can they fire me or make trouble for me at work for trying to get paid for my overtime?
I work for a garment manfacturer and we do not get overtime despite working long hours. Am I entitled to overtime?
I want to figure out whether I am supposed to get overtime. How do I do that?
What kind of jobs are considered non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime?
By Deskin Law Firm
Some examples of positions that are usually non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime include:
- Bookkeepers, secretaries and clerks of various kinds who perform routine clerical duties,
I have an agreement with my employer that says that I am an independent contractor. I have been working for him for 3 years and he treats me like all of the rest of the people who are employees. Am I am employee or an independent contractor when deciding if I should get overtime?
My boss has told me that the employment agreement I signed with the company specifically says that I have waived any rights to overtime by accepting employment. Is that legal?
I would like to get a lunch break during the day, but my employer refuses to give one to me despite the fact that I work 10 hours a day without any break. Is that legal?