Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
Does the overtime law that's effective in December 2016
Does the overtime law that's effective in December 2016 cover me. I'm salaried and make 74,000 gross per year. Last week I worked 53 hours. I'm a single women w no other dependents.… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
If I am on salary and I am scheduled to work a 9 1/2 hour
If I am on salary and I am scheduled to work a 9 1/2 hour shift. Am I entitled to overtime?… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,153 satisfied customers
I am a salary employee with my title as Accounting Manager
I am a salary employee with my title as Accounting Manager in NJ. I work more then 40 hrs a week ad sometimes on the weekend. Am I entitled to overtime?… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,232 satisfied customers
A general e-mail was sent to a group in my office directing
A general e-mail was sent to a group in my office directing exempt staff NOT to put overtime on their timesheets. The work environment often requires staff to work 10-16 hours a day for long periods o… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,796 satisfied customers
I work for a Charter School in Texas, and I am an exempt employee.
I work for a Charter School in Texas, and I am an exempt employee. I do not have a contract, I am considered "at will". Part of our employee handbook says disciplinary action can be taken ie. suspende… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
My employer just realized that a new FLSA classification needed
My employer just realized that a new FLSA classification needed to be implemented regarding my salary. My present pay is $21,632 annually. It will be raised to $23,660 annually starting this week. The… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
A person hires in for five (5) days a week from 7 30 to 5 30
A person hires in for five (5) days a week from 7:30 to 5:30 at a gross salary of $640.00. No lunch hours or rest periods are provided. According to something I read "If you are paid a salary for a re… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
When is a company required to pay 1.5X hourly rate I am a
When is a company required to pay 1.5X hourly rate? I am a salaried employee, but I must swipe a clock and I am paid bases on the hours I'm clocked in during a pay period. I feel I shoud be getting OT… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I am a salaried RN Nurse Manager --Salaried at 40 hrs/wk working
I am a salaried RN Nurse Manager --Salaried at 40 hrs/wk working at least 50 hrs a week. If I get called in to work the floor I am paid a set wage @ $26.00/hr. Not even close to the time and a half th… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I am suppose to be on salary but if i work less than 80 hours
I am suppose to be on salary but if i work less than 80 hours (pd. biweekly) i am pd. hourly but over 80 hours i am pd. the salary wage, this just isn't right is there any law or recourse to bring to … read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
IM SALARY AND WORK 50 TO 60 HOURS A WEEK, DOES THE COMPANY
IM SALARY AND WORK 50 TO 60 HOURS A WEEK, DOES THE COMPANY I WORK FOR HAVE TO COMPENSATE FOR THE OVER TIME… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I am a life insurance underwriter. Two years ago I was advised
I am a life insurance underwriter. Two years ago I was advised that my position was changed to exempt. There are 40 underwriters in my department. All of them are non exempt except for five of us. If … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
Is it illegal for an employer to have you sign a contract stating
Is it illegal for an employer to have you sign a contract stating that you will not be paid overtime wages?… read more
Jane T (LLC)
Jane T (LLC)
Master's Degree
2,862 satisfied customers
ok so i was working for a company and they sold purfume and
ok so i was working for a company and they sold purfume and stuff but we didnt get a task id or nothin so we cant file taxes and we were workin 17 hour shifts with out getting paid for it… read more
Counselor
Counselor
Doctoral Degree
630 satisfied customers
my employer is changing my pay from hour to salary , I work
my employer is changing my pay from hour to salary , I work an avg. of 45 to 50 hours a week . he has put me on salary and based it on 40 hours of pay and told me i was required to still complette all… read more
Counselor
Counselor
Doctoral Degree
630 satisfied customers
i am an lvn here in california working as a teachers ...
i am an lvn here in california working as a teachers assistant reaching in a private school for lvn i work literally about 120- 130 hours in a 15 day pay period. im only getting paid straight pay ot h… read more
BusinessDoc
BusinessDoc
Doctoral Degree
7,672 satisfied customers
In the state of Maryland, are school bus and motor coach ...
In the state of Maryland, are school bus and motor coach charter drivers charter required to be paid time and a half for hours worked over 40?… read more
BusinessDoc
BusinessDoc
Doctoral Degree
7,672 satisfied customers
What is the law in reference to overtime and rest periods
What is the law in reference to overtime and rest periods? We were mandated to work 18 hrs straight and were told if we didnot show for our regular shift there would be repercussions (which was less t… read more
JENN
JENN
Bachelor's Degree
140 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

13,334 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,490 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

12,478 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,029 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,893 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x