Author: Hans & Associates, P.C.
Off-the-clock claims are one source of wage and hour lawsuits. In an off-the-clock claim, employees assert that the employer forced them to spend time working off the time clock and they did not receive pay for it. Ways that off-the-clock work can occur are when employees work through lunch, breaks, stay late or come to work early. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the rules that businesses must abide by are as follows:
Business practices that employers can put into place to protect against off-the-clock claims include:
Off-the-clock work can add up to significant amounts of money owed for unpaid work, and businesses are liable for paying.
At Hans & Associates, our New York employment defense lawyers offer business clients affordable services to resolve wage and hour disputes, generally through negotiated settlements outside of court.