Dallas, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: Can your boss require you to do work for all his multiple business entities but only pay you for one?

Wife is also attorney and I am required to do legal work for her but am only getting paid by his business. I was hired as a "secretary" only.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Bill  Hommel
Bill Hommel
  • Tyler, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Generally speaking, you are required to be paid for all hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act. If you are working hours for which you are not receiving pay, you can file a complaint with the Department of Labor or contact a local wage and hour attorney for help.

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