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You Have A Right To Equal Pay

Are you doing the same work as the men in your company but getting lower pay for the same effort and responsibilities? The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) prohibits this type of sex-based wage discrimination. Your employer must pay men and women working under similar conditions equally.

If your employer is not paying you and your male coworkers the same wages for the same work done, your employer could be held responsible to pay you for unpaid wages, unpaid overtime compensation and additional liquidated damages. If you are not getting the wages your male coworkers are, contact an experienced gender discrimination attorney for the help you need.

Attorney Karen Coolman Amlong was the first state coordinator of the Florida chapters of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She has zealously advocated for women's rights for decades. Together with attorney Bill Amlong, her husband and co-founder of The Amlong Firm, she will ensure your right to equal compensation is protected. Combined, our founding attorneys are the powerhouses of knowledge, skill and experience you need to hold your employer responsible to pay the wages you earned. Call 954-519-2235 to schedule an appointment.

Gender Discrimination In The 21st Century Is Still Prevalent

While the Equal Pay Act has been the law of the land for over half a century, gender discrimination of unequal wages is still widespread. If you discover your wages are not the same as your male co-workers for the same work you do in the same conditions, you may have a right to file a claim to collect those unpaid wages and liquidated damages from your employer.

The EPA has a straightforward purpose to bridge the pay gap between men and women. However, the law is complex. There are several exceptions to be aware of. For example, wages not based on sex, and subject to differentials such as wages based on a seniority or merit system, or earnings calculated on production quantity or quality output are permissible.

The best way to put an end to gender discrimination is to hold employers responsible for their illegal actions in the workplace. The EPA is governed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Your case starts with filing an EEOC claim within a limited time frame. The EEOC will determine whether the facts of your case merit a lawsuit. You will need significant evidence. Our employment discrimination lawyers can help you investigate the facts of your case to help you get the proof you need in a timely manner.

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You do not have to leave your job or tolerate wage disparity any longer. The Amlong Firm is passionate about justice for hardworking women and men. We can provide the seasoned legal representation you need to fight this illegal practice at your workplace. Call our firm in Fort Lauderdale at 954-519-2235. You may also complete our online form to email us. We serve professionals in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

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Karen provided me with all of the information needed to enable me to make sound decisions supported by her recommendations each step of the way. Her strategy and control of the process resulted in a fair settlement without having to go through a trial by jury.

At the end of the day, I trust Karen Amlong. Her knowledge and experience is evident. She kept me and my best interests in the forefront at all times and everything we discussed during our initial consult ended up being spot on, even the timeline..

Regardless of how hard the opposition pushed, the Amlong Firm dug in, and defended even harder. The Amlong Firm not only fought on behalf of myself, but also for my family in regards to the harm they suffered.

Fighting for justice is exhausting. When the other lawyer is playing dirty tricks, it's reassuring to know that The Amlong Firm has gone all the way to the Supreme Court to fight for justice for for a client – and they won.

My phone calls always were answered, my questions and concerns were dealt with promptly. Knowing I had competent, respected representation at this very stressful time was step one in moving on.

The decision to obtain Karen Amlong was the best choice I could have made dealing with my case. I highly recommend this attorney for anyone who is looking for a strong, aggressive attorney.

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