Do I Need an Unpaid Wages Attorney?

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There are many things to consider when pursuing an employer for wages owed. In this post we discuss the relevant federal and state-level labor laws as they apply to North Carolina employees to help you determine whether you need an unpaid wages attorney to take on your case. Background There are two key pieces of legislation […]

North Carolina Unpaid Commissions Attorney

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Most commonly associated with the sales industry, employees earning commissions have unique rights from regular wage jobs. They can vary depending on commission structure. Commissions come in the form of a flat rate, a percentage of a transaction, or even a performance benchmark. Regardless of the commission structure, workers deserve fair compensation for their hard […]

Unpaid Vacation Time

North Carolina vacation pay laws do not require an employer to provide you with either paid or unpaid vacation time. However, if an employer does have an established policy to provide paid vacation, then that employer has certain responsibilities on how to execute that policy. Some employers combine vacation and sick leave plans into a […]

Wrongful Termination Attorneys in North Carolina

North Carolina is an “employment at will” state which means that without an employment contract you can be terminated at any time, unless your employer’s decision was based upon discriminatory illegal considerations such as race, gender, national origin, color, or disability. The wrongful termination attorneys of Maginnis Howard have years of experience fighting for those […]