employer violations

Is Your Employer Discriminating Against You Based on National Origin?

It is illegal for your employer to discriminate against you based on your place of birth, ethnicity, ancestry or any other issues related to ethnicity, such as your surname, cultural identity, and accent. The problem with discrimination against national...

Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

So you visit a company out in town where you want to work, walk into the Human Resources department, and grab an application. Most of them are the same. They usually start out with asking you for your personal information (name, address, phone number...

Are You Entitled to Overtime Pay?

Some employees are eligible for overtime pay while others are not. Employers subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act are required to pay overtime—which is 1.5 times that of regular pay—to certain employees for every hour they work over their...

Are You the Target of these Common Wage Law Violations?

Many employers try to bend the rules when it comes to the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as local state wage laws in an attempt to save money. If you believe your rights aren’t being met and your employer is breaking the law, there are certain steps...