FindLaw Answers Started by JGarcia6385 , Jul 12 2013 08:06 AM Please log in to reply 2 replies to http://theworkerscompensationdirectory.com/ this topic 1 posts Posted 12 July 2013 - 08:06 AM I am scheduled to work 8:30am-5:00pm. If i work over 5:00pm, and at the the of the week i have accumulated over 40 hours, my supervisor shaves the time, so it would be exactly 40 hours. The company i work for is based in Philadelphia, but the contract is in new jersey. I am not an independent contractor. Is there any legal action i can take? Posted 12 July 2013 - 08:39 AM Yes. Document your actual hours. Keep copies of time cards if you use them.
If you are employed in NJ, you can file a wage claim at:
Just understand the risk involved. If the employer is shady enough to shave your time, he's shady enough to fire you at some future point. It'll be subtle and for some other trumped up reason and you won't be able to prove retaliation. So make sure there's enough money involved to make it worth the risk. Warning: Legal issues are complicated. Explanations and comments here are simplified and might not fully explain the ramifications of your particular issue. I am not a lawyer. I do not give legal advice. I make comments based on my knowledge and experience. I guarantee nothing. If you act on my comments without the advice of an attorney, you do so at your own risk. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://boards.answers.findlaw.com/index.php/topic/226531-time-shaving/