Tag: employer


Unfortunately, employees seeking unpaid wages based on a misclassification as an independent contractor, occasionally have to deal with unruly employers who bring counterclaims against their employees. Fortunately there are legal protections employees can utilize to discourage this type of employer’s behavior. In a recent case an employer brought counterclaims alleging interference ... Read More


Employees paid a per diem stipend may be owed overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours a week. The First Circuit Court of Appeals held in favor of employees whose per diem stipend was calculated and prorated based on the number of hours worked each week. The Fair ... Read More


Women face many different struggles during pregnancy including discriminatory practices by their current and future employers. Refusing to be hired by an employer may be an unlawful practice as examined in a recent case heard in United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. A pregnant woman has certain rights ... Read More