Law Office of Jacob Tuckfelt, LLC - Warwick, NY

Serving Warwick NY, Orange County, and the Hudson Valley

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We provide capable representation for employees as well as for employers.  This experience lets us see all the angles and arguments in a wide range of employment disputes.


We offer free consultation in employment matters.  Obtain expert legal advice to help you decide your best course of action.

You need a lawyer who will protect your rights

Skilled service for all aspects of employment law


Minimum Wage

  • All non-exempt workers are entitled to receive minimum wage for each hour worked up to 40 hours per week.

  • “Non-exempt” workers are generally non-salaried, non-supervisory employees who earn less than $455.00 per week.

  • New York State minimum wage for non-exempt workers is currently $9.00 per hour.

  • New Jersey State minimum wage for non-exempt workers is $8.38 per hour.

  • Federal minimum wage for non-exempt workers is $7.25 per hour.

  • In cases where an employee is subject to both the state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum wages.



Overtime Wage

  • Under state and federal law, employers must pay non-exempt workers time-and-a-half for all hours worked over 40 hours per week.



Unlawful Wage Deductions

  • Your employer may only make deductions from your wages under very limited situations.

  • If your employer is improperly deducting wages from your paycheck, you may be entitled to recovery of your deducted wages PLUS additional damages.



Nonpayment of Wages

  • Your employer fails to timely pay you for work you performed, or

  • Your employer withholds wages to which you are entitled.

Consult with our attorneys before entering into an employment-related contract or settlement agreement.

Employment Law

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