Unpaid Internships Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime

With the job market still tight, prospective employees are resorting to accepting unpaid internships where interns are performing tasks that an employee would normally cover. Unfortunately, employers take advantage of the free labor from interns in violation of North Carolina wage and hour laws and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. If you are an […]

On-Call Employees Entitled to Overtime

Many positions require employees to be on-call 24 hours a day, particularly workers such as security guards, maintenance technicians and others who reside at the place where they are on-call.  North Carolina employees who are on-call 24-7 may be eligible for overtime pay from their employer if there are significant limitations in their ability to […]