Insights on employment and wage and hour claims from experienced attorneys
Too many employers get away with mistreating workers because employees don’t know their rights. The attorneys at Nilges Draher LLC are dedicated to leveling the playing field by helping employees understand their rights and advocating for legal recourse.
We’ve prepared several articles to help workers understand what is and isn’t a violation of wage law and how to fight back if your employer isn’t following the law. Remember, these articles are general information, not legal advice. If you need help with a specific legal matter, contact us today for a free case evaluation. We can help.
Restaurants are notorious for skirting the wage and hour laws to save money on payroll. Our attorneys explain the most common violations and how you can protect your legal rights as an employee.
Misclassification as exempt is a widespread issue, particularly in industries like retail, hospitality, and direct care. Our attorneys break down the common issue of misclassifying "assistant managers" and supervisors as exempt employees, which can lead to overtime and wage law violations.
Misclassification as contractors has high costs for employees in Ohio and across the nation, and construction workers are among the most likely to be misclassified. Our attorneys take a close look at the reasons for misclassification in the construction industry, how to know if you’ve been misclassified, and what you can do about it.