Failing to pay the minimum wage required for your industry and location, failing to pay overtime rates when you work more than 40 hours in a workweek, and failing to pay for all the hours you worked by keeping inadequate time records are just some of the ways unscrupulous employers may try to skirt federal and state labor laws to cheat you out of your earnings. However, the law is on your side if you believe you’ve been unfairly denied pay for the work you’ve performed.
Learn How Federal and State Laws Protect Your Rights
In Getting Paid: How to Recover Unpaid Wages and Overtime, employment attorney John Howley explains how to protect your right to fair compensation. Some of the many topics discussed in this informative guide include:
- What actions can constitute a claim for unpaid wages or overtime
- Your rights according to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the New York Labor Law
- What types of evidence are helpful in proving a case for double damages
- What to expect when you file a formal complaint
- How to protect your job and your career while taking legal action to recover lost earnings
- How an experienced employment attorney can help
- How you can obtain legal assistance with no upfront cost
The information provided in Getting Paid: How to Recover Unpaid Wages and Overtime applies to most New York employees, including those who are employed by large corporations, hospitals, nursing homes, employment agencies, and national restaurant chains.
Request Your Free Guide Today
At The Howley Law Firm, we’re passionate about protecting the rights of New York employees. Our free guide outlines the protections you have when you believe you’ve been unfairly denied your earnings, but it’s not a substitute for professional legal advice. Fill out the form below to request your copy of Getting Paid: How to Recover Unpaid Wages and Overtime, then call us at (212) 601-2728 to schedule a consultation.