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I am an employer with a question about paying an employee

I am an employer with a question about paying an employee that chose to work on Monday January 1st. Must I pay him double time or is that an agreement between employer and employee?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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My wife just recently became a U.S. citizen works in a

My wife just recently became a U.S. citizen works in a pharmacy the owners are Russian I am pissed because I have to pay employment taxes because they put her as 1099 she works from 9am till 6:30pm then closes the place finished by 7pm no 5 days a week the 6th day 11am home by 4:30 pm no breaks no overtime pay. Now filling an employee 1099 that works behind register just doesn't seem legal to me. Your thoughts Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: My name is Daniel

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I have a small business for 12 years now. I warehouse my

I have a small business for 12 years now. I warehouse my furniture in Brea at a full service storage, logistics warehouse. I've had problems for the entire time I've been with them. First a bate and switch on the contract. Several managers have come and gone. Now, without any notice, written or verbal, I find my boxes of furniture have been moved to Ontario, CA. I found out last week when I called to say a customer was coming from Corona Del Mar to pick up two seagrass headboards. They said your furniture has been moved to Ontario, which is another*****from Brea.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CA. What recourse do I have. I think I've lost the $1,100 sale.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, but I've been communicating with them by email. Their corporate office is in New Jersey.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, the initial contract was sent to corporate, but the manager at the time in 2009 when I signed up with this warehouse, switched the page that I had crossed out and initialed. I have the coorespondance (emails where I had talked about the issue of no "in fees" when a container is unloaded, only out fees per box of $ 10.00.

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If a company mandatories overtime where if you can't comply,

If a company mandatories overtime where if you can't comply, you have to make up the time with your vacation or personal time, should they give you a certain percentage of vacation, and/or personal time to compensate? For example, if for every8 hours overtime I work, I should get 2 hours vacation or personal time?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Roanoke, VAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Sorry the company is in Salem, VA and the way it is now people will be losing their jobs because they can't manage their time with this new system.

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I own a small business with 10 employees. I pay many 9.00 an

Hello. I own a small business with 10 employees. I pay many 9.00 an hour, some 10.00 and hour and some 11.00 an hour. Now that the minimum wage went up do I actually have to pay my 9.00 and 10.00 employees 10.50.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: new yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: only 1 employee at 10.00 an hour is legally reported. The rest are not by there choiceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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If I had been starting work a half hour early every day with

If I had been starting work a half hour early every day with knowledge of my boss but not getting paid for that am I entitled to that money even if it wasn't my "official" start time. I was on the clock it just wasn't figured into my pay at the end of the week.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachusettsJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, I did mention it to HR and all she said was the owner appreciated itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not only did they not pay me but they never paid me for 40 hours, they would deduct the 30 minutes I left early at the end of each day..not taking into account that I started 30 minutes earlyJA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: Ok

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Good eveving, My wife works for a large firm here in central

Good eveving,JA: Hi. What do you want help with?Customer: My wife works for a large firm here in central Ohio. This company requires their employees to work overtime quite frequently, usually 5 hours a week, for whichthey get paiddJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: However, on weeks that there is a holiday likeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Christmas and New Years, they still require the sam amount of overtime bur don't pay them for it since they have had a day off that week for a holiday. Is this allowed in Ohio?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a matter on labor laws, texas, no, iv e ive been

i have a matter on labor lawsJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: texasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: iv e ive been working here 51 months 12 hrs a day never any overtime . Get paid by the day . got fired today because i ask him about it . he made example out of me

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I work for a company that just started up this year and I

I work for a company that just started up this year and I have worked here for roughly 5 months. I am the shop foreman and have one guy that works under me and an operations manager that works over me and then investors over him. I have a salary of 45,000 for the half years time here this year so would have been 90k for the entire year. Next year I am supposed to go to 100,000. I have been stuck working most weeks around 58-70 hours a week. I have had even 2 weeks at 90 hrs or above. Should I not be paid for this in overtime?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I cant really think of anything more at the time

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