The False Claims Act, or FCA, forbids any government contractor from making a “false or fraudulent” claim for payment against the federal government. The FCA also applies to many types of wrongful action that may not fit the traditional definition …
Federal law imposes serious penalties on anyone who makes a false or fraudulent claim for payment against the government. An employee who blows the whistle on fraud can recover up to 30% of the total award. Click to learn more about the False Claims Act.
Employers face serious legal consequences if they fail to pay wages. But what if they pay late? Late paychecks are against the law, and the financial penalties can be severe. Click to learn more.
Many Louisiana employers face lawsuits regarding their illegal policies regarding meal and rest breaks. Click to learn more.
If your employer hasn’t paid you the wages or overtime you are owed, should you bring them to court? And how much can you recover? The answer may be, more than you think.
Nepotism is a reality in many Louisiana workplaces. But is it against the law? And what makes an effective nepotism policy? Click to learn more.
Many people facing workplace harassment don’t know what to do or where to turn. Click here to learn what steps you should take if there is harassment in your workplace.
The FLSA provides an overtime exemption for commissioned retail salespeople – but only if certain strict conditions are met. Click to learn more.
Learned professionals and creative professionals are exempt from overtime pay. However, there are specific requirements before an employee qualifies for these exemptions. Click to learn more.
Salaried administrative employees are exempt from overtime pay. But what is an “administrative” worker? Click to learn more.