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Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Claims


Wage laws in Illinois are governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") and the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act ("IWPCA"). Employees are entitled to compensation for all their time worked, and to such payments no less than twice per month (with few exceptions). However, there are number of nuances within the wage laws that can affect what the proper wages for a given employee may be, and how they need to be paid. Among those issues are:

There are also a number of other laws enforced by the Illinois Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Labor, that govern employers, which we have experience handling. If you believe you have been misclassified as a salaried employee or independent contractor, that your employer has violated the FLSA or IWPCA, or if your company is the subject of any such investigation or claim, or you otherwise wish to ensure that your company is in compliance, please contact us.