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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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Friday, April 7, 2017
Sara Faulman featured in The Washington Post for her advocacy on behalf of former Wal-Mart employee, Beverly Stewart. To view the article, please click here.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Most salaried employees are required to be paid overtime. But many people think that if they receive a salary, then they are ineligible for overtime pay. WRONG! It’s possible that you may not be getting paid for all the work that you are doing.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
If you are interning for a company and receiving no money and no educational credit, and you are thinking that you are overworked, underpaid and unappreciated, than legally, you are correct. We are seeing a trend among companies being sued for taking advantage of interns. Suits have been filed against companies such as Def Jam

Friday, May 9, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board held in a 3-2 decision that Browning-Ferris Industries, a waste management company, is a joint employer with Leadpoint Business Services, a staffing company that supplied Browning-Ferris with workers.