Donning and Doffing: Getting Paid to Gear Up for Work

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Getting dressed for work is so much easier when you can do it at home and get your workday started immediately when you arrive. Unfortunately, not all jobs allow this convenience due to the safety of the employee and the … Continued

Home Health Aides: Are You Sure You’re Receiving Proper Compensation?

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If you’re a Home Health Aide, we appreciate the work you do. Taking proper care of your patients takes passion, immense attention to detail and hard work, and should be rewarded as such. For various reasons, Home Health Aides often … Continued

Mortgage Industry Taking Advantage of Employees by Withholding Proper Pay

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There’s quite a lot to juggle when you’re working in the mortgage industry. You’re meeting with applicants to retrieve and process their information for an application, answering applicant questions, analyzing their financial status, reviewing their credit history and the list … Continued

When Can I Sue My Employer For Wrongful Termination?

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Did your employment get terminated? How did it happen? Your former employer could have plotted to fire you without warning, or perhaps there was an incident that happened a while ago that led you to start counting down the days. … Continued

Overtime and Rest Break Violations Remain in the Banking Industry

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Whether you’re a mortgage officer or a bank teller, there’s no doubting that you’ve experienced long days and nights on the clock. When your laundry list of responsibilities include opening accounts, keeping a record of banking transactions and accounts, and … Continued

Salespeople: Your Compensation for Breaks Should be Separate from Commission

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There’s no doubt that breaks can be hard to come by in sales – especially when you are working on commission. When you’re constantly looking out for interested clients, delivering pitches, and following up with serious leads, there’s very little … Continued

Banking and Rest: Too Busy to Take a Break?

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If you’ve ever worked at a bank branch, you will likely have experienced the consistent stream of customers entering the facility.  While tellers stick to processing transactions like deposits and withdrawals, personal bankers work at their desks, fielding all other … Continued

Know Your Rights as a Timeshare Salesperson

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Sharon works throughout the day as clients are always coming and going, looking at timeshares, or keeping her stuck on the telephone or glued to her computer writing emails. She loves her job, but she feels like she can never … Continued

Oil Company Workers Are at Risk of Worker Fatigue Without Proper Rest

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Working for an oil company – at a refinery, on a rig, or elsewhere in the field – is a dangerous job. It takes being alert and rested to perform the job safely and well, which can be difficult when … Continued

Paystub violations: Is your company taking illegal deductions from your check?

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For the most part, employees don’t examine the deductions that come out of their paychecks. These numbers are easy to gloss over it since they are mostly composed of taxes and insurance premiums. However, some deductions that are common on … Continued