May 19 2015 / Day Rate Workers

Per Diem Payments and Overtime

While it may seem as if cases in which wage theft occurs are isolated, the fact of the matter is, if you’re one of those who lost money, it does matter to you, a lot. According to a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2014 alone they were able to recover…

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August 13 2014 / Day Rate Workers

California Requires Rest and Meal Breaks

According to California laws, employers must allow their employees to take Rest and Meal Breaks during a work period. But what exactly are the requirements? How long must an employee work to ensure a meal break? As explained by the Department of Industrial Relations, any employee that works more than 5 hours must be given…

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August 01 2014 / Day Rate Workers, Oil & Gas

Misclassification Among Oilfield Workers

With thousands of new jobs being created every year within the oil and gas industry, the economy has received a much needed boost from the booming success of this field in states such as Nevada, Texas, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Ohio, and Louisiana. This growth has led many new employees to flock to oil fields across the…

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