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Can You Get Fired for Looking for Another Job?

Searching for a new job while at work can be risky. Under the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, it is illegal for an employer to fire an employee for the following reasons:

Is It Legal For My Employer To Pay Me Under The Table?

Paying under the table is not generally unlawful, but most of the time paying under the table violate wage and pay stub laws. Have you ever wonder if you can ask a lawyer, "Can I report my employer for paying me under the table?" You may report and receive money compensation if your employer violates paycheck law.

Exotic Dancer License & Stripper License

It is unlawful to work as an adult entertainer without a stripper license, called a "adult entertainment permit. Therefore, knowing how to get your stripping license is necessary to work in a adult club.

Top 12 Reasons To Sue Your Employer

There are many reasons why an employee may sue their employer, too many in fact, to share in this article. However, these are the most common reasons why an employee might suing employers. Any time an employee’s employment rights have been violated, they are able to sue.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Lawyer To Sue My Employer?

People often ask me how much does an employment lawyer cost? Employees generally have claims against the employer, and an employment lawyer typically works on a contingent fee - meaning there is no fee unless the lawyer wins the employee's case. An employer generally has questions about employment law or a lawsuit; therefore, an employer has to pay a lawyer an hourly fee of $350-$650 per hour, depending on the region.

Can I Sue My Employer For Not Paying Me On Time?

Yes, an employee can sue an employer for not paying wages on time. The employee may recover unpaid wages, interests, and liquidated damages. Depending on the violations, employees can get up to $80,000.

What is a typical employment lawsuit settlement?

Typically, the average employment lawsuit settlement is $40,000, but that doesn’t nearly tell the whole story. A sexual harassment lawsuit may settle for $120,000, while an unpaid wage lawsuit averages $40,000. Wrongful termination may range from $120,000 to $1 million.

Is It Legal To Pay Employees Cash Under the Table?

Paying employees in cash is not illegal but frequently employers do not comply with employment laws concerning paying in cash. Employees' lawsuit against the employer for paying in cash has resulted in settlements averaging $100,000.

Can I Sue My Employer for No Lunch Break?

Yes, you can sue the employer for no lunch break. Every time an employee is not given a lunch break or rest break, the employer owes an hour of pay which can add up quickly with penalties and liquidated damages.

Suing For Unpaid Wages California

It is totally unfair for an employee to work and not get paid; employees have bills and rent to pay. Employees suing for unpaid wages in California can get help from an employment attorney.

California Tips Laws

Employers that violate California tips law often face employee lawsuits exceeding $100,000 in damages.
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