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As seen here, the laws of the employee's state and city are controlling, and not that of the employer. A person working for a North Dakota company in Seattle is owed at least Seattle minimum wage. This to "were the employee usually is working" so it does not suddenly switch when the employee takes a working vacation.


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tl;dr: In general no (but possible in special cases). The answer to this question depends on the pension scheme (retirement plan) that applies to the employee. It may also depend on which part of the pension is based on contributions by the employee as opposed to the employer. In general, the pension claim that an employee has is their property, and once ...


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The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights agrees in Art. 8 that The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to ensure...(d) The right to strike, provided that it is exercised in conformity with the laws of the particular country. "Exercised in conformity with the law" does allow some restrictions on striking. In ...


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This Dept. of Labor page indicates that executive, administrative and professional employees are in the exempt category, and the corresponding regulation 29 CFR §541.200 agrees, as long as you make at least $684 per week on a fee basis or salary basis. Since apparently your pay depends on the number of hours that you work, you are not an exempt employee


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You'd have to look careful for example at the Taiwanese law. Does it disallow companies in Taiwan to hire minors, or does it disallow minors to take jobs in Taiwan? In 99.99% of all cases the effect would be the same, but in this case the minor is in Taiwan, and the company in the USA. If their law disallows minors to take jobs, then the matter is clear. If ...


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Taiwanese law applies to employees in Taiwan regardless of their citizenship.


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In California As expalined in the California Employment Law Report the law provides - No use-it-or-lose-it policies permitted. Under California law, vacation is treated the same as earned wages and vest as the employee performs work. Because vacation is earned proportionally as the employee works, any type of policy requiring employees to lose vacation that ...


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No Unless the workers are engaged in international trade, international law does not affect them.


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It's not waiting time because the employer is required to give a lunch that is at least 30 minutes long and employees are not supposed to be working during this lunch. Keep in mind a fact sheet is not statute and just because it says typically doesn't mean it is not required. Typically the lunch can be waived by mutual consent but there have been issues with ...


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Can I take an employer to court over false promises and breach of contract? Yes. But first find out whether your jurisdiction (if in the U.S.) requires you to "exhaust administrative remedies" before filing suit. Michigan is one such jurisdiction where non-payment of wages should be reported/addressed first with the state agency in charge of the Payment ...


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