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Can I Make A Claim For Unpaid Minimum Wage?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

As of this writing, the minimum wage in New York is significantly higher than the current federal minimum wage ($15.00 per hour, vs $7.25 per hour). That said, minimum wage employees are still treated as largely expendable by a lot of employers, and it can be easy to think that any kind of unfair… Read More »

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Do I Fall Under An Overtime Exemption?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

If you are an hourly employee, you are generally entitled to what is called time-and-a-half or overtime pay for every hour you work over 40. This means that if you make $15.00 per hour, you would receive 1.5 times that – $22.50 per hour – for hour #41 and so on. However, there are… Read More »

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How can I make sure I get paid for my overtime work?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

In general, but especially during the months of the COVID-19 pandemic, employees (particularly essential employees) have been working long shifts, and depending on their employers, they may not have been getting the pay and benefits they deserve. Unpaid overtime is a constant concern for hourly wage workers, and if you believe that you have… Read More »

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Should I be paid for overtime work?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

If an hourly employee works more than 40 hours per week, in most cases they are entitled to collect time-and-a-half (1.5 times their hourly wage) for working overtime. However, too often employers find reasons to decrease or avoid paying employees what they are truly worth. While it is true that some workers are ‘exempt’… Read More »

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