Our Lawyers Represent Employees And Employers In Wage And Hour Disputes
When an employer and an employee enter into a working relationship, there are certain expectations on each side. The employer expects the employee to do the work. The employee expects to be treated fairly and paid a certain wage. When this relationship breaks down, conflicts can occur.
The attorneys at The Employee Rights Group, LLC have represented clients on both sides of this issue in Massachusetts many times and understand the intricacies involved. We believe that having knowledge of each side of the issue allows us to better represent our clients’ interests and find creative solutions, regardless of the side we are on. We offer aggressive representation and exceptional service to achieve our clients’ goals.
Our firm accepts wage and hour claims alleging:
- Not paying minimum wage: Employers use misclassification and other schemes to deny employees their fair pay.
- Nonpayment of wages: Employers that skim off the top of their employees’ earnings.
- Misclassifying employees: An employer hires regular workers, but classifies them as independent contractors to save on benefits.
- Tip violations: The owner, manager or non-service employees at a restaurant insist on keeping a share of tips.
- Nonpayment of overtime: Employers use misclassification and other strategies to avoid lawful payment.
- Not allowing mealtime or breaks: An employer may say, “This is how we do it here.” That employer may be breaking the law.
- Internship nonpayment: The title is intern, but the intern is doing the same work as paid employees, without getting paid.
- Not paying prevailing wages: Special compensation rules apply to employees in public works.
Our Lawyers Pursue Justice For Our Clients
Describe your wage and hour dispute to our attorneys at The Employee Rights Group, LLC in downtown Boston at 774-847-7390, or contact us online to schedule your consultation. We will use our knowledge of both sides of the issue to help you resolve your problem.