Federal, state, and even local laws protect people who work for a living. Daniel Ross and the Ross Law Group are experienced employment law attorneys representing employees whose rights have been violated.
Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit discrimination and harassment based on membership in protected classes. Sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and other kinds of discrimination based on gender are illegal. Discrimination based on race, color, age (over 40), disability, national origin, religion, or genetic information is prohibited under the law. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) prohibits discrimination based on military service. The Equal Pay Act requires employers to pay men and women in the same workplace equal pay for equal work. It is illegal for employers to retaliate against employees for reporting violations of the law or participating in investigations.
Wrongful termination and hostile work environment are legal terms that relate to an employers violation of employment laws. You can learn whether problems in your workplace rise to the level of being illegal, or if you were wrongfully terminated, by calling Ross Law Group.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay minimum wage and overtime pay, but the US Department of Labor estimates that as many as 70 percent of employers dont pay the wages they are supposed to under the law. It is illegal for an employer to retaliate against employees for making a claim for unpaid or underpaid overtime or wages.
You work hard for your money and depend on your paycheck. If you think your rights have been violated, call the overtime lawyers and employment law attorneys at Ross Law Group to learn what your rights are and how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
You can contact Daniel Ross at 512-474-7677 or online at rosslawpc.com.