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McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP is a top-rated law firm devoted to protecting and enforcing the rights and interests of labor organizations and employees in both the public and private sectors. Established over 50 years ago in the nation’s capital, McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP’s practice is national in scope.

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Our work with unions informs everything we do. We know working people because we know unions. Our mission is to use this experience to help all wronged employees obtain justice when their employers cheat them out of their hard-earned wages. You shouldn’t have to fight for what’s owed to you on your own – that’s where McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP comes in.

  • Late Payment

    McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP has successfully recovered wages on behalf of thousands of workers who faced late payments of overtime because their employers action resulted in them being paid overtime three or more weeks after the week in which the overtime was worked.
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    MSE teamed up with the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund and the Legal Network for Gender Equity to provide victims of gender-based pay disparity, sexual harassment, and sex discrimination access to a legal support to help victims fight back against all forms of gender discrimination in the workplace.
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  • Unpaid Regular Pay & Overtime

    McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP successfully represents workers who are not paid when they work overtime. Unpaid overtime violations occur in every industry across the nation and in both the public and private sectors.
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  • Workplace Protections for Federal Employees

    Federal employees: with this change in administration, you will have a greater ability to enforce your rights to pay and benefits, to challenge unlawful discrimination, to challenge unjust discipline, and to challenge unfair treatment at your federal workplace.
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  • Misclassified as OT Ineligible

    McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP has represented thousands of workers who have been wrongly classified as being exempt from receiving overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These cases arise in all different industries and types of jobs across the country
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  • Wrong OT Rate & Pay Miscalculation

    McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP has recovered millions of dollars for hard working employees whose employer improperly calculated their overtime rate by failing to include all of the different types of pay such as meal allowances, night shift pay or premium pays
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Safeguarding Consumers

McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP also stands as a firm defender of consumers whose personal information is compromised in data breaches. Companies and organizations are required to follow strict cybersecurity protocols. When they fail to safeguard consumer data, McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP is there to fight against powerful business entities.

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Rely on the skills and expertise of our nationally renowned team of lawyers. We are the authority on overtime pay. And we win – we’ve recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid wages and benefits for employees nationwide.

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