The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act governs the payment of wages and related benefits in a timely manner. There has been an increasing amount of litigation in recent years under the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act. There are a number of types of claims that arise under this statute:
- Unpaid wages or salary following the end of employment
- Unpaid commissions following the end of employment
- Unpaid severance benefits following the end of employment in accordance with company policy
- Unpaid benefits, such as unused vacation pay or sick leave, in accordance with company policy
- Unpaid time for donning and doffing
- Unpaid overtime
- Unpaid overtime for improperly classified exempt ("salary") employees
Individual company owners and decision makers, such as managers, payroll officers, corporate officers, and corporate owners may have individual liability under the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act. Additionally, there are mandatory provisions for double damages and attorney fees under the statute. Companies that have employees stationed in North Carolina, or who live in North Carolina can be subject to liability under the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act.
Levy Law Offices is available to represent individuals and businesses in litigation of claims under the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act.
For a detailed evaluation of your case, please call Levy Law Offices for an initial consultation. There is a $240.00 fee for the initial consultation. Levy Law Offices does not evaluate potential cases over the phone or outside of the consultation.
Levy Law Offices represents individuals in Wage and Hour Act Claims on an hourly basis at the rate of $240.00 per hour, or on a reduced hourly basis plus a contingency fee. Levy Law Offices represents businesses and individuals defending claims under the Wage and Hour Act on an hourly basis at the rate of $240.00 per hour.