Legal Considerations When Accepting A Draw

Employers oftentimes enter into a payment relationship with sales agents to assist with cash flow problems.  Since a sales representative’s salary may be sporadic or unpredictable, the employer may set a bi-weekly or monthly income stream, known as a draw. While seemingly helpful for sales agents, employees should be weary of certain legal issues. If […]

Call Center Employees Unpaid Wages – Wake County Wage Attorneys

Employers are required to pay non-exempt employees a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour and overtime at a rate of “not less than one and one-half times the regular rate at which he is employed.” Employees are required to be paid for all hours worked; employees cannot be permitted to work off-the-clock. Call center or […]

Terminations Following Complaints to Supervisors – NC Overtime Attorneys

Recently, Federal Courts have determined that terminations following internal complaints (to supervisors or others) regarding overtime or minimum wage, as long as the internal complaints were sufficiently clear and detailed, are protected under federal law.  The Complaints can be oral or in writing and do not have to be filed with a local Department of […]