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Getting What’s Rightfully Yours: Connecticut Minimum Wage

June 12, 2015

Some people mistakenly think that the minimum wage is the same around the country. While it is true that there is a federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, which took effect way back in 2009, states also have laws pertaining to the minimum wage. Connecticut minimum wage, for example, was raised to $9.15 per […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Employer Retaliation

June 10, 2015

When it comes to your paycheck, your employer may be engaging in some shenanigans. Perhaps you’re expected to work off the clock. Maybe you’re misclassified as an employee exempt from overtime pay. It could be that you’ve been paid as an independent contractor rather than as an employee. You might know that you’re being taken […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Private Right of Action

According to both Connecticut law and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, you have the right to take your employer to court if you’re owed overtime pay. If you think you don’t have the money to hire an employment attorney, you should know that the law has what is called a “fee-shifting” provision. This means […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Filing a Complaint

June 8, 2015

If you work for a private employer who has annual receipts of at least $500,000, that employer is subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA mandates wages and overtime pay for various types of employees. The State of Connecticut also has a law about wages and overtime pay. Title 31, Chapter 558 […]

Connecticut Overtime Pay: Employee Misclassification

June 6, 2015

There is a plethora of misinformation about Connecticut overtime pay. One of the primary areas of confusion relates to which workers are entitled to Connecticut overtime pay and which workers are not entitled to overtime. The reason so many people are confused is that their employers often get it wrong. According to the federal Fair […]

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