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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




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.




Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The Department of Labor increased the overtime pay salary threshold for white-collar workers by only about $12,000, but DOL needs to do more, and it needs to index these levels for inflation, as the Obama Administration sought.




Friday, October 11, 2019
Amazon warehouse workers get break-through decision in decade-long lawsuit when the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit denied Amazon’s petition to revisit their decision that the time the warehouse workers spend undergoing security checks is considered compensable work time under state law




Wednesday, October 9, 2019
On Sept. 24, the DOL finalized the increase of the white-collar overtime pay salary threshold from $23,660 to $35,568 going into effect Jan. 1, 2020.




Monday, June 16, 2014
If only they’d followed the rules the first time around, Roto-Rooters wouldn’t be liable for double-damages under federal and state laws. Now they have to pay out twice the money that they owe their employees for failing to properly pay employees the minimum wage, and for requiring technicians to pay for company business expenses- including