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The Stephens Law Firm PLLC aggressively represents workers who have been denied their rightful pay or who have been subjected to unlawful discrimination or harassment in the workplace. The Stephens Law Firm PLLC fights for workers who have not received their fair pay, or have been discriminated against or harassed in the workplace. ***Attorney Advertisement***

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Glendoval Stephens

Managing Attorney at The Stephens Law Firm PLLC

Glendoval Stephens has practiced law since 1992 and has been a member of the New York bar since 1994. Mr. Stephens is experienced in litigating civil matters before both the bench and juries.

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Thailary Lim

Attorney

Ms. Lim is an experienced personal injury attorney handing automobile accidents, trip and falls, slip and falls, and other premises liability claims. Ms. Lim is a fluent speaker of Cambodian.

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Devian Daniels

Attorney of Counsel

Ms. Daniels is an experienced employment benefits attorney. She works closely with the clients of The Stephens Law Firm PLLC to obtain the unemployment benefits to which they are entitled.

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The Stephens Law Firm PLLC Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

Work Time

The work time page explains which types of work activities, including training and on-call time, you must be paid for and what rate of pay you are entitled to for your time on each type of work. It also explains when an employer is required to pay for tra

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

Trump’s Labor Dept. Has Declared War on Tipped Workers

In October, the Trump administration published a proposed rule regarding tips which, if finalized, will cost workers more than $700 million annually. It is yet another example of the Trump administration using the fine print of a proposal to attempt to push through a change that will transfer large amounts of money from workers to their employers

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

One important step employers can take to keep workers happy in their role is to give them more autonomy over how, when, and where they work. Having control over your time is actually huge. It just gives you a sense of agency over your life that is massively correlated with life satisfaction.

–Laura Vanderkam

LIST OF THE WEEK

from DOL: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Time Americans Spend Working
  • 89% of full-time employed persons work on an average weekday.
  • Multiple jobholders are 90% more likely to work on an average weekday than were single jobholders.
  • On days they worked, 82% of employed persons did some or all of their work at their workplace and 24% did some or all of their work at home.
  • Employed persons spent more time working at the workplace than at home—7.9 hours, compared with 2.9 hours.