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Last week, Minces PLLC was awarded over $1 million dollars in attorney’s fees and costs on top of the $286,671 judgment obtained against O’Connor & Associates. Our firm represented 11 former employees in a fight against the largest property tax firm in the United States. As discussed in our blog covering the judgment rendered late […]

Our blog has periodically covered the now 5 year journey of the Department of Labor’s efforts to update the salary minimum provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Recently, the DOL proposed a compromise of sorts, decreasing their $47,476 proposal from 2016, which was invalidated by the decision of an Eastern District of Texas judge […]

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  Minces PLLC is proud to report that earlier this week we obtained a $286,671 judgment (plus fees and costs) against O’Connor & Associates, the largest property tax firm in the United States. We represented 11 former employees in a fight that lasted 7 years. Our clients were all residential property tax consultants who worked […]

As employment lawyers, we represent many clients because they were illegally underpaid by their employers. This often happens when our clients are improperly classified as being administratively exempt, sometimes unintentionally by their bosses. The administrative exemption excuses employers from having to pay overtime to exempt workers who put in over 40 hours per work week. […]

One of the most important laws that shapes American employment law, the Federal Arbitration Act of 1925 (FAA), was instrumental in encouraging the establishment of arbitration in today’s legal system. Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution where an arbitrator, an impartial third party, decides the outcome of a case, rather than a judge. […]

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