Determining Number of Hours Worked by an Employee

The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act and Fair Labor Standards Act require employees to be paid at a rate not less than minimum wage for each hour worked. Employees are required to be paid overtime at a rate of not less than one and one half of the employee’s regular rate for each hour […]

Overtime Wages for Hours Worked Over 40 Per Week

Employers oftentimes mis-classify employees as exempt from overtime when they are not allowed. The Wage and Hour attorneys at Maginnis Law handle cases ranging from individual claims to collective or class action cases involving multiple employees. If you or your fellow employees have not been paid all of your overtime wages, contact the attorneys at […]

North Carolina and Federal Overtime Attorneys

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act (NCWHA) requires employers to pay their workers no less than minimum wage. Additionally, employers are required to pay their employees overtime for all hours worked over 40 hours. Overtime is equal to one and one-half times the regular wage rate. However, […]

Installation, Repairs, and Service Technician Overtime Rights

Installation, service, and repair technicians work long hours providing services often with little sympathy from a homeowner regarding the wide time ranges given for arrival times for the installers.  Typically, companies providing services overbook these installation service and repair workers and the employee is faced with the difficult task of not completing an installation or […]

Can Groups of Employees Pursue Unpaid Wages Claims Together?

It often does not make sense for an individual employee to pursue an unpaid salary or unpaid wages case against their employer or ex-employer because the amount that could be recovered is relatively small; perhaps too small to pay an attorney.  However, Federal laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act allow groups of employees […]

North Carolina Overtime Attorneys

Often, employers do not pay their employees all wages they are entitled to receive, such as overtime pay as governed by the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Employees working more than 40 hours per week must be paid time and one-half of their regular pay, unless specifically […]