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Blog posts to keep you informed about pay and overtime practices

The overtime attorneys at Kennedy Hodges frequently post blog articles relating to overtime laws and wage disputes. To read our most current posts, please visit this page of our website. The payroll dispute lawyers at Kennedy Hodges represent victims of improper pay practices throughout the nation.


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9/15/2014
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A Salary Doesn’t Exempt Retail Managers From Overtime Pay

Have you been told that retail managers are exempt from overtime because they make a salary? Your employer may be violating your employee rights.

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6/27/2014
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Managing Anger During a Retail Overtime Claim

It’s normal for retail workers to get angry when their wages have been stolen by an employer, but getting mad won’t help you recover your rightful pay.

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4/12/2014
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Two Important Questions About Holiday Pay for Retail Workers

Retail workers are often in the dark about their rights on holidays. Here are the answers to two important and commonly asked questions about holiday pay.

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1/12/2014
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Examples of Retail Establishments for FLSA Purposes

Are you having trouble figuring out whether your employer is considered a “retail establishment” under the law? Here are some examples of common retail establishments.

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10/17/2013
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Retail Employees Are Vulnerable to These Retail Wage Violations

An overtime attorney explains a few common types of retail wage violations and offers further help if you suspect you are owed unpaid regular or overtime wages.

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7/30/2013
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Retail Employees with Unpaid Overtime: Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

If you work in retail and suspect you’re not being paid the overtime you deserve, a Houston employment attorney explains why you shouldn’t wait to find out.

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5/3/2013
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Retail Workers Beware: 3 Tricky Ways Employers Avoid Paying Overtime

A Texas wage lawyer talks about three tricky ways employers try to avoid paying retail workers the overtime wages they should have earned.

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2/2/2013
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How the Flu and the FLSA Mesh, by an Illinois Wage and Hour Lawyer

The Department of Labor provides information on how the flu and the Fair Labor Standards Act intersect. Read more here from an experienced wage and hour lawyer.

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10/26/2012
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New York Managers Expected to Receive $14 Million Settlement for Overtime Pay

NY managers sue Family Dollar to the tune of $14 million due to unpaid overtime.

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7/20/2012
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Massachusetts Office Depot workers: Find out for free if you are owed overtime pay

Office Depot workers in New York or Illinois may be affected by alleged improper overtime rates. Contact our office for a free case review: 1-888-449-2068

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7/18/2012
KH Law
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Maryland Office Depot workers: Double-check your overtime rate on your paycheck

If you are a Maryland Office Depot worker and you believe you're affected by overtime and Bravo Award issues you may contact our lawyers free at 1-888-449-2068

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7/12/2012
Galvin Kennedy
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Tricks New York Retailers Use to Illegally Deny Workers Overtime Pay

New York retailers use a variety of shady means to deny their employees overtime pay. That’s why you need to hire an experienced lawyer.

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7/11/2012
KH Law
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Illinois workers may be affected by Office Depot overtime lawsuit

If you work for Office Depot in Illinois and believe you were not paid your correct overtime rate contact our office for a free case review at 1-888-449-2068.

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5/2/2012
KH Law
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Wal-Mart to pay $4.8 million in back wages to vision center workers

If you are a retail worker working over 40 hours a week without overtime pay you can contact our overtime lawyers to start a free case review at 888-449-2068.

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4/16/2012
KH Law
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CarMax sued for alleged overtime misclassification of California car buyers

A former CarMax car buyer sued for claims workers were not paid for overtime - a violation of the FLSA. Call 1-888-449-2068 for a free overtime case review.

Category: Retail Store Employees

3/7/2012
KH Law
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Designer accused of hosting sweatshop in NY Chinatown

A group of 30 former workers have filed a $450 million class-action lawsuit against the designer Alexander Wang for claims they were forced to work 16-hour days

Category: Retail Store Employees

3/5/2012
Galvin Kennedy
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Tips for ensuring fair wages as a Houston furniture salesman

If you are a Houston furniture salesman who has been misclassified as exempt from overtime, call Kennedy Hodges immediately at 888.449.2068.

Category: Retail Store Employees

1/24/2012
KH Law
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Forever 21 made wage and hour faux pas with employee pay

Forever 21 is known for its chic and cheap clothes, but now employees are uncovering an unattractive side of the retailer - 5 employees filed a wage and hour

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11/23/2011
KH Law
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Wage and hour red flags for New Jersey BP gas stations

Are you paid correctly? Sometimes the answer to this may surprise you. Find out for free if your employer pays you correctly. Call our office 888-449-2068.

Category: Retail Store Employees

11/8/2011
KH Law
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Can you survive on $3 an hour? Supermarket employees get FLSA wake-up call.

A group of 30 supermarket employees in Brooklyn, NY, filed a Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit against Master Food for minimum wage and overtime violations.

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10/11/2011
KH Law
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White-collar salaries at risk of wage and hour scams; 200 AT&T managers go to trial over FLSA lawsuit.

Many employers try to apply exemptions to white-collar workers and avoid paying employees overtime. Order our free wage guide to learn your FLSA rights.

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9/21/2011
KH Law
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Costco overtime lawsuit - employees claim they were locked in without pay

Costco employees nationwide may be affected by a wage lawsuit brought by former employees. Order our free overtime book to learn about wage and hour laws.

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8/25/2011
KH Law
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T.J. Maxx Salaried shift supervisors may be owed overtime under Nevada's wage and hour laws.

T.J. Maxx sued for claims of unpaid overtime. Salaried shift supervisors and managers may be owed overtime wages under Nevada's wage and hour laws.

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6/27/2011
Galvin Kennedy
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Positions Commonly Entitled to Overtime in the Retail Industry

Call the fair overtime attorneys at Kennedy Hodges today to learn if the type of retail company for which you work is required to pay overtime to employees.

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6/22/2011
KH Law
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Merchandising assistant store managers file lawsuit against Home Depot for overtime pay

If you are a manager or assistant manager, but the majority of your duties involve non-managerial tasks, you may be eligible to file for back wages owed to you.

Category: Retail Store Employees