Wage & Hour FAQ

All work exchanges are generally the same: money paid for hours worked. However, wage and hour rules can get confusing, especially as certain rules may differ depending on the state you are in, or your employer’s requests. Despite the fact that there may be differences in the way wages and hours are handled, there are certain aspects that are protected under employee’s rights, such as overtime, minimum wage, travel, training time, wage garnishments, hour cuts, furloughs, and much more. If you are facing any contention at your workplace regarding your wages or hours, you may have a case against your employer.

At Fieger Law, we can help you answer the following wage and hour questions, and more

  • What if my boss is underpaying me?
  • Do I have to take time off for lunch?
  • Can my boss force me to work overtime?
  • Can my employer force me to use my vacation every year or forfeit it?
  • Does time spent changing into safety gear count as work time?
  • Is it legal to keep us from clocking in until the manager arrives?
  • Can my employer pay me a lower hourly rate for on-call time?
  • Can my manager make me take my lunch and breaks all at the same time?
  • Can my employer deduct credit card processing fees from my tip?
  • Aren't mandatory services charges part of my tips?
  • Can my employer require me to take my lunch break right after I get to work?

Contact Us at Fieger Law

These questions are all valid and deserve the right answers. Our dedicated and experienced employment lawyers at Fieger Law can provide you with the correct answers to these questions and more. We are knowledgeable in the field of employment law, and we feel a responsibility to advocate for hard-working employees who aren’t getting their due. We can help determine whether you need a lawyer or if your case can be resolved with a simple conversation. Dedicating our time, services, and energy to you is our ultimate goal.

For all wage and hour questions and concerns, contact our offices today by calling 800.294.6637.

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