Pay and Work Time
Pay and Work Time
Top-Rated Employment Lawyers Handling Unpaid Overtime Claims in Queens, Long Island, and Throughout New York
Just because your employer tells you that you are not entitled to overtime pay doesn’t make it true. Throughout New York, there are thousands of workers just like you who are not receiving overtime pay from their employers—even though they have earned it and are entitled to it by law. If you believe that you have been unfairly denied overtime pay, Ricotta & Marks, P.C., can help. Call our Queens employment lawyers now for a completely confidential review of your unpaid overtime claim.
We Handle the Full Range of Unpaid Overtime Claims
Employees in New York may be denied full overtime pay for a wide variety of different reasons. In some cases, employers may be acting in outright bad faith—intentionally setting up obstacles to deny workers the overtime benefits that they deserve. In other cases, there may be an oversight, mistake, or misunderstanding that prevents you from getting your full pay. Regardless of the circumstances, our New York wage and hour lawyers can help. We handle all types of overtime claims, including:
- Failure to Accurately Record Hours: In many cases, employees are denied full overtime pay because companies miscount their hours. If you believe that your full hours are not being recorded, our unpaid overtime attorneys are here to help.
- Employee Misclassification: Frequently, employers misclassify employees as contractors to avoid paying overtime. However, it does not matter whether your employer gave you a 1099 form or a W4—depending on the nature of your work, you may still be entitled to overtime pay under the law.
- Tipped Worker Violations: Tipped workers may still be eligible for overtime pay. Though, calculating the overtime rate of tipped employees can be complicated. If you are a tipped worker who has been improperly denied overtime compensation, our New York wage and hour attorneys can help.
An Overview of the Overtime Regulations in the FLSA
While there are some state and local regulations in place, the key workplace overtime protections arise from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under the FLSA, non-exempt employees must be paid time and a half (1.5x) for all hours worked above 40 in a workweek. Employers have a legal responsibility to properly determine which employees are non-exempt and to accurately record their time spent working. The laws governing overtime pay are complex, which is why it is important to consult a lawyer. Learn about mortgage loan officers and overtime claims on our FAQ page for unpaid overtime
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At Ricotta & Marks, P.C., we represent employees in a broad spectrum of legal matters, including:
Wage & Hour Disputes
At Ricotta & Marks, P.C., employment law is our sole focus. We have represented teachers facing a broad spectrum of legal issues and we are committed to protecting teachers’ rights. To learn more, please do not hesitate to contact us and schedule a free initial and confidential consultation at our Queens or Long Island offices today.
Sometimes these “Jekyll and Hyde” switches occur because a superior learned something about a subordinate that then caused him or her to have a negative bias, like the employee was of a certain religion or sexual orientation. Sometimes the reason is more obvious, like a bias against people of a certain race, being male or female, a woman becoming pregnant or people with disabilities.
Other Employment Law Issues
Call Our New York City Unpaid Overtime Lawyers for Help With Your Case
At Ricotta & Marks, P.C., our New York wage and hour attorneys are skilled, client-focused advocates for employees. We will protect your rights and help you recover financial compensation for your unpaid wages. If you have been denied overtime pay, contact our law firm Ricotta & Marks, P.C., to learn more about what our New York employment lawyers can do for you. There is no fee unless we win your case. Call us at 347-727-0661.
Read more about Unpaid Overtime on our FAQ page.