If you can answer “yes” to any of the following, then you may be owed money.
MEAL OR REST BREAK VIOLATIONS
Have you been denied meal or rest breaks?
Have you been asked to work through breaks?
Have your breaks been cut short?
WRONGFUL TERMINATION, DEMOTION, OR DISCIPLINE
Have you been fired for any reason having to do with who you are?
Your race, gender, age, disability, religion, nationality, or sexual orientation?
HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION
Have you been the target of slurs, jokes, or derogatory remarks that create a negative and/or intolerable work environment?
Did your employer require a credit check?
Or ask you questions about your religion, marital status, addiction-related medical questions, or seek criminal records unrelated to your job?
Have you been retaliated against for reporting your employer's violation of any laws?
WORKING OFF THE CLOCK
Have you been asked to perform work before or after you clocked in?
Have you been asked to change into work attire before or after your shift?
Have you been asked to attend a lecture or meeting before or after your shift?
Has your employer failed to pay you for overtime worked?
Has your employer failed to pay correct overtime rates?
MISCLASSIFIED AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
Has your employer misclassified you as an independent contractor instead of as a full-time employee in order to deny your employee benefits?
FAMILY LEAVE VIOLATIONS
Have you been fired because you're pregnant?
Have you been denied Family Leave rights?
If you answered “YES” to any of the above, you were probably fired unfairly or treated unfairly… and you may be owed money. Act now.
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