Employers, Employees, or Independent Contractors – Which Are You?

The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act was enacted at the same time as the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Both laws address employee and employer rights and responsibilities regarding wages and paychecks. An employee is entitled to minimum wage and overtime at a rate of one and a half times the employee’s regular rate. […]

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 […]

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 […]