What are labor and employment law lawyers ,wage and hour claim lawyers, whistleblower lawyers and what can they do for you? A labor and employment law Attorney, lawyer, Law Firm can help if you have been treated unfairly by your employer because of your race, gender, religion, or affiliation with any class. Employment lawyers deal with whistleblower and Qui Tam cases. A Labor employment law lawyer can help you if you have been discriminated against. Does your employer ask you to work additional hours and then not pay you your over-time wages? You are entitled to payment for your work plus penalties under Federal and State laws. Our attorneys have represented people of discriminated against as well as over-time non-payment and wage and hour claims.Class Action lawyers handle Qui Tam or whistleblower cases where fraud has been committed against the government
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There are employment laws designed to protect workers from being treated unfairly. Employment discrimination claims can be complicated and difficult to prove without expert an experienced labor and employment law attorney on your side.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities in Employment Act, and other federal and state laws are there to protect the people against employment discrimination by employers. You may be a victim of discrimination if:
* You have been Discriminated against or harassed because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age;
*if you are a whistleblower or have filed a discrimination charge, or are a part of a discrimination investigation, or have spoken up about discriminatory practices your employer cannot retaliate against you
* employers can not base hiring or promotion decisions on stereotypes concerning sex, race, age, religion, or ethnic group, or disabilities.
* You cannot be Denied employment because of marriage to, or association with, an individual of a particular race, religion, national origin, or an individual with a disability. Discrimination based on participation in schools , places of worship , or religious groups is considered discrimination.
* Your employer cannot Discriminate against you or harass you based on sexual orientation, status as a parent, marital status and political affiliation ,race or ethnic orientation.
The law requires that an employer document hiring and firing practices as well as, compensation, assignment, or classification of employees; transfer, promotion, layoff, or recall, job advertisements, recruitment, testing, use of company facilities, training and apprenticeship programs, fringe benefits, equal pay, retirement plans, and disability leave. Employers must post workplace notices advising employees of their rights under the law. These notices must be able to be viewed, by persons with visual or other disabilities that affect reading.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Florida, Georgia Law
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, your employer is required to pay you 1.5 times their hourly wage for every hour you work over 40 hours in one week. This is“overtime pay.”Your employer may change the days you work in a week to try to avoid paying overtime . This is also prohibited under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Free Legal Shields' experienced team of labor and employment law lawyers Attorneys and law firms can help you collect unpaid wages for as far back as three years from the date the suit is filed. They can also help determine whether you are an employee entitled to overtime pay or a minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act. If you believe your employer has not paid you the minimum wage for hours worked call our experienced labor and employment law wage and hour lawyers to find out if you have a wage and hour claim.
Now that you have the facts you are ready to call Free Legal Shield to get a Wage and Hour Labor and Employment law Attorney.