When you decide to enter into someone’s employ, you form a two-sided contract. On the one hand, you promise to give your employer your very best — to show up on time, to discharge your duties to the best of your abilities, to ensure that you represent the company in a good light. On the other hand, your employer agrees to uphold your rights as an employee, adhering to all state and federal labor laws and paying you a fair wage in return for your labor.
Unfortunately, because unemployment still remains so high at 12.2%, many employees are too afraid to speak up when their employer violates employee laws. Then again, you might not know when your rights as an employee are being violated. As any employment rights attorneys can tell you, many Americans misunderstand some rather important laws, l Continue reading