October 7

Pay for On-Call Time

PAY FOR ON-CALL TIME The FLSA requires that employees be paid for on-call time under some circumstances.  Determining the number of “hours worked” each work week depends on your employer must pay you for on-call time, or waiting time. The FLSA does not contain a definition of “work” or of compensable time, but the Supreme.

October 6

Independent Contractor Misclassification

Some employers avoid paying overtime (and other benefits) by engaging in the practice known as independent contractor misclassification. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that most employees receive overtime pay for the hours worked in excess of 40 per week. To avoid paying overtime pay, companies sometimes will misclassify their employees as independent contractors.

July 24

Colorado Wage Claim Act

The Colorado Wage Claim Act (C.R.S. 8-4-101 et seq.) requires Colorado employers to pay employees their earned wages in a timely manner. The Wage Act is commonly referred to as the Colorado Wage Law or Colorado Wage Claim Act.  The Colorado Wage Act allows an employee who has been terminated from employment to sue his.

July 24

Attorney Fees Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act

Attorney Fees Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act Lester appealed a jury verdict awarding him $12,307.69 in unpaid compensation based on breach of an implied contract with defendant, The Career Building Academy (TCBA). TCBA is a Colorado nonprofit corporation that provides vocational training, with an emphasis on residential construction, to high school students. In 2011,.

September 25

OVERTIME LAWS & COLORADO WAGE ACT

Frequently Asked Questions about Wages and Overtime Federal and state laws govern the payment of wages and overtime. The Colorado Wage Act (C.R.S. 8-4-101 et seq.) requires Colorado employers to pay employees their earned wages in a timely manner. The Wage Act is commonly referred to as the Colorado Wage Law or Colorado Wage Claim.

July 8

DENVER EMPLOYMENT LAWYER

Denver Employment Lawyer The Law Office of Gregory A. Hall focuses on representing plaintiffs in any employment law matter.  Mr. Hall represents plaintiffs who have claims against their employers for discrimination, harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, overtime (FLSA), non-payment of wages, breach of contract, and wrongful discharge.

November 12

AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME FOR ON-CALL TIME

Trying to determine if an employer is obligated to pay an employee for on call time or standby time can be difficult.  The regulations state: An employee who is required to remain on his or her employer’s premises or so close thereto that he or she cannot use the time effectively for his or her.

October 24

COLORADO & FEDERAL OVERTIME LAWS

Federal and state laws require most employers to pay overtime to an employee who works more than 40 hours per week.  The overtime premium is 50% of the employee’s usual hourly wage. This means an employee who works overtime must be paid “time and a half” for every overtime hour worked.  These laws contain many.