Overtime and Wage & Hour Disputes

New Hampshire Overtime & Wage Claim Lawyer

NH Overtime & Wage Claim  –  You work hard for your employer and are entitled to be paid for what you have earned.  Some employers – whether intentionally or because of confusion over the wage laws – fail to pay employees all the wages they deserve.  Our employment law lawyers regularly handle overtime and wage & hour claims at the NH Department of Labor.

Employee complaints about the payment of wages, compensation and overtime occur frequently in New Hampshire and can involve the following wage and hour violations:

  • Refusal to pay overtime rates
  • Working “off the clock” without pay
  • Unpaid wages or commissions
  • Failure to pay sick or vacation days
  • Misclassification as exempt v. non-exempt status

NH Overtime & Wage Claim Lawyer

Insurance companies and employers know our reputation for successful results for our clients.  This gives us leverage to get you the compensation you deserve for your wage claim.  Our NH employment law lawyers have years of experience in successfully handling  wage and hour claims.  Contact our New Hampshire overtime attorneys at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey.  Our experienced NH employment law lawyers will represent you against your employer at the NH Commission for Human Rights, Department of Labor or in court.  If you have a NH overtime or wage & hour claim, contact our NH employment law lawyers at 1-800-240-1988 for a free evaluation or fill out our online form.

Additional Resources for New Hampshire Overtime & Wage Claims

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
NH Commission for Human Rights
NH Department of Employment Security
NH Department of Labor
National Employment Lawyers Association
NH Supreme Court Decision Wrongful Discharge by Justice Charles Douglas

Overtime & Wage Claims

What is a Wage and Hour Claim?

Wage and hour disputes can involve issues involving wages, hours, compensation and overtime. They also involve withholding of earned pay as well as the incorrect interpretation of your status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state laws.

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When Must Overtime be Paid?

Unless exempt by the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime is paid to hourly employees at the rate of time and one-half of the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours actually worked over forty (40) in one week.

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What is the Main Difference Between Paying on Salary Versus Being Paid by the Hour?

An hourly employee is paid for all time worked including overtime, if applicable. A salaried employee receives a fixed amount of money for compensation regardless of the quantity or quality of the work performed or the number of hours and days which the work is performed.

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What is the Minimum Number of Hours Per Day an Employee Must Be Paid When Reporting to Work?

An employee who reports to work at the employer’s request must be paid for a minimum of two (2) hours, unless the employer can contact the employee prior to the employee arriving at work.

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When are Wages Due Upon Separation From Employment?

Under New Hampshire law, if an employee quits or resigns, the wages are due by the next regular pay day. However, if the employee is fired, the wages are due within seventy-two (72) hours from the time of the termination.

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Am I Entitled to Receive a Copy of My Personnel File?

Yes, an employee, whether present or former employee, must be given access to review or be given a copy of their own personnel file, whether maintained in one or more locations.

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Can I Sue My Employer For Overtime & Wage Claims?

Yes, an employee can bring a wage claim at the NH Department of Labor or in NH Superior Court.

 

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