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People often come to us with questions and concerns about the law with respect to their specific job or industry after they have been getting deprived of pay or benefits they deserve for years. Too often we encounter employees who are taken advantage of in ways that they don’t even know.

This page is an attempt to remedy that. At McGillivary Steele Elkin, we know that it’s not the corporation, big business or the government that runs itself- it’s people like you. We spend our days fighting for what you deserve. The first step is knowing your rights, which we vow to inform you about.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
$12.6 billion in low-paid workers' wages have been stolen through mediators and arbitrators experiencing conflict of interest




Wednesday, January 1, 2020
An unpaid overtime case against Floor & Décor Outlets of America is in development after a former employee claimed that F&D knowingly did not pay hourly workers for overtime work at the proper rate of pay and that F&D deleted time from Hourly Workers’ recorded hours in the computer system to reduce labor costs.




Monday, December 30, 2019
Individuals no longer need to provide evidence of the assailant’s gender-motivated malice independent from the alleged act to be considered protected under the VGM, opening the door for many survivors to find recompense and justice.




Sunday, December 29, 2019
The American Legal Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) organization has decided to host a replay of Paul DeCamp’s and MSE Managing Partner Gregory McGillivary’s session that was originally presented live at the ALI CLE summer program in New Mexico.




Sunday, December 29, 2019
Managing partner Gregory McGillivary was asked to write the introduction to the 2019 Freedom Now report following his pro bono work representing Vietnamese labor rights activist Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung.




Friday, December 27, 2019
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, 1.3 million USA workers will automatically be entitled to receive overtime pay, regardless of job duties or job title.




Monday, November 25, 2019
They say time is money, but what about time spent at your job before you clock in and after you clock out? Recent developments may make this time compensable in many states, including here in DC




Monday, November 25, 2019
Managing partner Greg McGillivary and partners David Ricksecker and Megan Mechak were featured panelists at this year’s American Bar Association Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference held in New Orleans.




Thursday, November 14, 2019
Molly was chosen to participate on a panel discussing the ethics surrounding attorneys’ fees and billing practices




Friday, October 25, 2019
A federal jury finds City of New York recklessly failed to pay FDNY EMTs and paramedics pre-shift and post-shift overtime


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