Texas Overtime Attorney
Did your employer fail to pay you wages you deserve?
If you are facing the problem of an employer who has failed to pay you what you are due under your contract or under the Texas labor laws regarding overtime, you may be unsure where to turn. You may be nervous about bringing up the subject for fear of jeopardizing your job, but you do have options, and understanding what can be done to resolve your problem is important for you, your family and your future. As an employee, you work hard daily in order to receive what is owed to you by your employer. Unfortunately, due to illegal activity and failure to meet State requirements, this does not always happen. Don’t wait any longer to secure the justice you deserve. If your rights have been violated as an employee, then this is the right time to get legal help from a Texas overtime attorney from Kennedy Hodges, LLP.
Our firm has successfully handled all types of employee rights and employee injury cases – we are well-known for our ability to handle the complex claims. For example, both of our founding attorneys, Galvin Kennedy and David Hodges are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This is something that fewer than ten percent of Texas attorneys can say. Both of our lead attorneys were also named as Texas
"Houston's Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine in 2005 and 2005, both were named as
"Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2011 and both were recognized by Thomson Reuters from 2006 to 2011 as Texas
According to this organization,
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Five percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
This is a level of experience and proven commitment that simply cannot be imitated or underappreciated.
Employment Law, Overtime and Your Rights in Texas
Employers can unintentionally or deliberately fail to pay their workers what they deserve. If you are being cheated out of wages, our firm can help. We assist employees throughout Texas in all types of overtime and wage disputes and have a thorough knowledge of overtime laws,
what is overtime, and
who is entitled to overtime under the
Fair Labor Standards Act. Some employees are hired are
1099 employees, but have been wrongly classified and lost certain benefits and wages that they actually should have had the right to. We can help. If you are concerned about
employer retaliation, you can be confident that you and your rights will be protected in any such case, or if you have already been a victim of retaliation, we can help you take action against your employer. We help those who are
salary employees or paid by the hour. We understand all legal issues involving the
overtime exemptions and how to legally pursue justice in a case of a
failure to pay.
Some employers deliberately or in error are guilty of mischaracterizing employees to pay less than the employee has a right to. Mischaracterizing employees involves putting workers into an inaccurate category in order to avoid providing them with the benefits and rights entitled to employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Some of the occupations that are most commonly mischaracterized include:
Talk to a Texas overtime lawyer from our firm!
If your employer is cheating you out of money, benefits or other rights, you may have considered going to the Department of Labor - think again! This organization does not have the motivation to get you proper compensation like Kennedy Hodges, LLP does. They often arrange offers far less than what employees actually deserve, and don't have your best interests at heart like we do. You have rights and we know how to fight for them. We have achieved countless successful settlements for employees, and we can help you too. Contact our friendly staff at once if you work in Texas and you believe that you are not being treated fairly at the workplace.
We can manage your case with your future, your family and your finances as our priority. The Texas overtime lawyers at our firm can act fast while maintaining a high level of quality. We have never represented employers. We were raised in working class families, and our mission is to help the "little guy" throughout Texas, including those with concerns about their immigration status. No matter who you are, you do have rights under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If we don't get action, we can file a lawsuit in federal court to bring an employer around. We fight for the underdog - YOU. Contact a Texas overtime lawyer from our firm for the help that you need. Call today at 888-761-3271.