employment law

How far back can you sue your employer for not properly paying overtime or minimum wage?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) allows you to go back and collect 2 years of back wages for the nonpayment of overtime or minimum wage unless the employer’s actions are “willful” in which case you can go back 3 years. In the case of Hoenninger v. Leasing Enters, (2020) the employee’ appealed the trial …

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What do you do if Texas Unemployment claims they overpaid you and it is not your fault?

Many people who claimed unemployment in the El Paso area have claimed Unemployment Benefits because of they were laid off or terminated from their jobs. However, many are receiving letters demanding repayment of unemployment benefits because the state of Texas claims they were either not entitled to the benefits they received or were overpaid. This …

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The 19th Amendment is 100 years old today (Right of Women to Vote)

Women have come a long way in 100 years. It is hard to believe that women suffrage is a mere 100 years old and that many of us have grandmothers who could not vote at some point in their lives. It is hard from today’s perspective to understand why women were prohibited from voting until …

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