Wage & Hour Collective and Class Action Litigation

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides for collective action lawsuits against employers for minimum wage and overtime pay violations. The U.S. Department of Labor has estimated that nearly 80% of all of employers are not in compliance with applicable wage and hour laws. The FLSA collective action procedure is similar to class action lawsuits […]

Compensation for Travel Time | North Carolina Employee Wages Attorney

The Portal-to-Portal Act provides that “walking, riding, or traveling to and from the actual place of performance of the principal activity or activities which such employee is employed to perform” is not included in the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Oftentimes, however, traveling field representatives, salesmen, repairmen, or other […]