Labor Law Attorneys in Florida
Whether you have been unfairly laid off, discriminated against, harassed or wronged in the workplace.
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency that enforces laws against employment discrimination. It has offices in every state, including one here in our own backyard!
We are committed to helping you get through this difficult time and ensure you’re treated fairly and equally by employers moving forward
FAQs for Labor Law
Being a salaried employee is not in and of itself an impediment to receiving overtime compensation. In many cases a salaried employee is, in fact, entitled to overtime compensation. Some managerial, supervisory, or executive positions are exempted from overtime law. However, there areas are not “black and white” and we will be happy to review the facts of your case in an initial free consultation in order to determine your rights.
Possibly. The fact that you are no longer working for the employer is irrelevant to the issue whether compensation is still owed. In many cases, an employee can sue the ex-employer for the recovery of wages owed. However, there are statutes of limitations that apply. You should contact us for a free-evaluation of your facts.
Generally speaking, fees on overtime and wage cases are paid by the employer if the employee prevails on the claim for wages. The law allows for a recovery of attorney’s fees from the employer if the claim prevails, and are many times, in fact paid by the employer. There are times where the fees are paid as a percentage of recovery, contingent upon prevailing in the case. In the event, you lose your case or do no prevail, our firm does not generally seek fees, nor costs, from the client. Please feel free to contact us for more information in this respect.