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Helping Independent Contractors and Day Workers

From construction to health care, American industry relies on hardworking people. But many businesses wrongly classify their employees as independent contractors, or pay them a daily or hourly rate for their work. When this happens, workers can lose out on thousands of dollars in overtime pay. At Crumley Roberts, we don’t think that’s right—and we’re here to help.

If you or a loved one have worked more than 40 hours per week and were denied overtime pay, it’s time to demand the money you’re owed. Our lawyers know you work hard, and we’re not afraid to hold businesses accountable when labor laws get broken. Our 24/7 legal team is ready to listen to your story—call (866) 336-4547 or complete a free initial consultation form to get the help you deserve.

What is employee misclassification?

Labor laws entitle many types of North Carolina workers to overtime. But people who should be considered legal employees are often wrongfully classified as independent contractors or paid daily or hourly. When this happens, hardworking Americans get denied a minimum wage, overtime pay, and benefits. Misclassification is so common that the U.S. Department of Labor considers it one of the most serious problems affecting our country’s economy.

If you work more than 40 hours per week without overtime pay, contact Crumley Roberts. Our North Carolina overtime pay lawyers can listen to your story and help determine if your current or past employer owes you additional or overtime pay—even if you’ve signed independent contractor paperwork.

Industries That Underpay Workers

Any employer can misclassify employees as independent contractors or hire day-rate or hourly labor, but the practice is common among businesses in the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Home health care
  • Food and beverage
  • Agriculture
  • Delivery
  • Childcare
  • Trucking
  • Building maintenance
  • Janitorial

Whether you work for a small business or a huge corporation, every North Carolina employer is obligated to pay its employees for the time they’ve worked.

Demand the Money You’re Owed

Crumley Roberts wants to help protect your legal rights if you were unfairly denied overtime pay for more than 40 hours of work per week. Our law firm has more than 25 years of experience helping people throughout North Carolina, and we’re ready to help you get fair compensation for the time you’ve worked. Call (866) 336-4547 or use our online form to get a free, no-obligation consultation today.

This law firm is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or associated with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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