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

Are You a Victim of a Paystub Violation?

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When you hand a vendor cash to pay for an item you typically monitor the change, right? But how closely are you looking at your paystub? Most of us give it a quick glance at most. As a result, many … Continued

You Might Be Underpaid if you “Volunteer” or Are Required to do Extra Work During the Holidays

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The holiday season is a great time to be charitable. You may volunteer to aid in a cause or serve the less fortunate. But working at your job is not the time to be volunteering. At the workplace, the holidays … Continued

Are you working overtime during the holidays but not getting paid properly?

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Around the holiday season, employers commonly ask their workers to pick up shifts and work longer hours to accommodate the increased rush of shoppers. But some holiday workers are noticing that their pay isn’t also stepping up. If either of … Continued

How to Tell If You Are Being Underpaid

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Have you ever received a bonus at any time in the last four years from your employer? If so, you were probably getting underpaid for your overtime hours, and you may be due quite a bit of money.   If … Continued

When Should Interns Be Paid For Their Work?

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Internships are an essential stepping-stone for college students and recent graduates in many industries. Many superiors don’t realize that interns aren’t just students who perform unpaid work for the good of the company – and they treat them like entry-level … Continued

How to Recognize When You’re Not Being Adequately Compensated at Work

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There is no doubt that work gets hectic for most people every once in a while. However, if you rarely have the chance to eat a sandwich or you’re constantly working 50-hour weeks, it’s time to speak up. Your strong … Continued

Why PGA Tour Workers Deserve Compensation For Hours Worked

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“Volunteers” freely offer their time and efforts to perform a service. However, this does not give the organization free reign to overwork their employees and withhold meal breaks. If this sounds familiar to you, perhaps you’ve worked for one of … Continued