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Retaliation at Work and How to Recognize it – OttingerLaw

By | August 17th, 2013|Categories: Retaliation|

Fear of retaliation at work prevents many employees from defending themselves against the abusive and illegal actions of their employers.   Many employees would rather put up with discrimination, a hostile work environment, or accept being misclassified as an independent contractor or salaried employee, than risk alienating an employer and possibly even losing their jobs by [...]

5 Tricks Companies Use to Avoid Paying Overtime to Employees

By | January 14th, 2013|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , , , |

The overtime pay laws are old and complicated and most people do not understand them.  Many companies do their best to NOT explain the laws their employees.  Here is a list 5 tricks with examples that companies use to cheat employees out of overtime pay: Trick #1.  Working Off The Clock Some people are required to [...]

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How to Fetch a Better Severance Package – Video

By | December 5th, 2012|Categories: Severance Pay|Tags: , , , , , |

Severance Package Negotiation Tips My dog Miller loves to play fetch on the beach.   It struck me that playing fetch has some similarities to a severance package negotiation.   In this video, you can see Miller playing fetch on the beach and I explain how a severance pay negotiation works.  You can read more about [...]

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