Wage & Hour Lawyers
“Wage and hour” is a catch-all employment term for anything related to wages and working conditions. Wage and hour law governs the rules and enforcement of minimum wages, overtime pay, tips, rest and meal breaks, promised bonuses, employment classification, and more. Violations of wage and hour laws are sometimes difficult to detect, so knowing your rights can help you to ensure your employer is not illegally taking advantage of you
Our Simple Process
: File Preparation
Require employers to provide all employee-related personnel and payroll records
: Investigation Stage
After receiving all employment records from the employer, the attorney will review all relevant documents pertaining to the employee to determine whether the employer has been in violation of labor laws.
: Issue Claim
If the employer does violate labor laws, we will prepare and send the claims to the employer or their attorney
: Settlement and Proceedings
You may receive a settlement offer during your claims process, which you can accept or reject. If both parties cannot reconcile, the employee may pursue their claims through the Department of Labor or through legal proceedings.
Wage & Hour
The minimum wage in California in 2021 is $13.00/hour for businesses with 25 or fewer employees and $14.00/hour for businesses with more than 25 employees. Tips do not count towards minimum wages. If you are being paid less than the minimum wage amount by a ...
Businesses are required by law to pay overtime wages to non-exempt employees under certain circumstances. Generally, any hours worked in excess of eight hours in a single 24-hour period and any hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek are to be paid a...
Paid work breaks are guaranteed under California labor law. If you work at least 3.5 hours in a shift, you are entitled to a work break. For every four hours of daily work, one rest break of 10 minutes must be provided. You cannot be forced to work through ...
Businesses must follow rules when it comes to tips and gratuity. Employers cannot consider tips as a part of wages, cannot deduct credit card fees, and cannot take a cut of tips. Tips are allowed to be pooled and shared with other workers, such as cooks and ...
Companies may try to label certain workers incorrectly to provide fewer benefits. They may try to classify some hourly workers as exempt to avoid paying overtime or could label workers who should qualify as employees as independent contractors to avoid paying...
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