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Is it Legal for an Employer to Pay You Late?

Employers have a legal obligation to pay their employees fairly and on time. Most businesses are held to these standards by a combination federal and state employment laws, and there are regulatory agencies at both levels of government to enforce ...
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Is it legal to withhold wages?

Employees have the right to be paid fairly and on time for their hours worked, and employers are limited in how and when they can legally withhold wages. Unfortunately, cases of employers illegally withholding wages are unfortunately far too common. ...
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How to Find Out if a Job is Prevailing Wage

Contractors and employers who hope to secure a federally-funded government contract are required to pay their laborers the prevailing wage for the area in which the project is located. The prevailing wage for that geographical area is determined by government ...
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Can You Sue Your Employer For Not Paying You?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the primary federal law that protects a worker’s right to be fully compensated for the work they perform. Whether you’re paid the federal minimum wage or a higher negotiated wage, your employer cannot ...
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Is Mandatory Overtime Legal In Arizona?

The state of Arizona does not have any laws governing overtime. Instead, the state defers to federal law under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938. The FLSA offers just one piece of guidance on overtime: that employees are ...
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