Employment Blog

Washington, D.C. Wage Laws
Wage and Hour

Workers in Washington, D.C. enjoy a wide range of employment protections and benefits, such as those concerning workplace discrimination and unpaid wages. For many employees, these protections go unnoticed, as the employer will treat its workers fairly, even if there...

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Maryland Wage Laws
FSLA, Wage and Hour

When workers in Maryland provide services for an employer, they should receive compensation for their labor. This seems obvious, but it doesn’t always happen. Luckily, Maryland workers have a variety of state remedies to rely on to obtain the compensation...

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Virginia Wage Laws
Wage and Hour

When a Virginia worker provides labor services to an employer, the worker should receive full compensation for his or her efforts. In the majority of circumstances, this occurs. But in certain situations, an employer won’t pay its workers what they’re...

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Suing for Breach of Contract for Unpaid Wages
Wage and Hour

One of the oldest legal actions is the breach of contract lawsuit. It’s based on the idea that when two parties agree to do something and one of the parties does not, the aggrieved party should be able to enforce...

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Straight-Time and Overtime Wage Enforcement for Workers on Federal Projects
Wage and Hour

When it comes to wages, we all know that with certain jobs (typically those that pay by the hour), working overtime means getting higher pay. In most cases it’s time-and-a-half, or 50% more money for each hour worked. There may...

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DC Voters Say Yes to Raising the Tipped Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage, Wage and Hour

As a worker, you understand that you get paid for the work you do. You also understand that no matter what, you should receive a minimum amount of compensation for your labor. But what this minimum amount adds up to...

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