LAID OFF UNFAIRLY DUE TO COVID-19?

Do you believe you were wrongfully terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some common answers to questions about wrongful termination in the workplace: Can you be fired for refusing to return to work for fear of contacting COVID-19? Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, you do have the right to refuse to [...]

WHEN SHOULD I HIRE AN EMPLOYMENT LAWYER?

Have you been wrongfully terminated, harassed at work, or experienced workplace discrimination? You may need to consult with an employment lawyer. Luckily, the attorneys at Nelson Law Group are experts in employment law and are ready to help you today. What do employment lawyers do? An employment lawyer provides support and advice to you as [...]

EMPLOYING AN EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY

EMPLOYING AND EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY Finding a local employment attorney that you can trust can be a challenge. Nelson Law Group is an experienced law firm in Knoxville, Tennessee specializing in family law, consumer protection, criminal defense, and insurance coverage disputes. We strive to give each client an exceptional experience that will help them succeed. [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|overtime|0 Comments

COMMON OVERTIME PAY QUESTIONS

COMMON OVERTIME PAY QUESTIONS What is considered overtime? Overtime is when an employee works over 40 hours during a defined work week. How much is overtime? Overtime pay is time-and-a-half of your hourly wage. For example, if you make $20 an hour, your overtime would be $30 an hour. Can you still get overtime [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|employment law, overtime|0 Comments