Protecting the rights of individuals in the workplace under CA law
The Leichter Law office is located in Los Angeles, CA, and serves all of California,
including the Southern California communities of the San Fernando Valley, West LA,
and the Santa Clarita Valley. We represent clients from the cities of Los Angeles,
Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Long Beach, Torrance, Garden Grove, El Monte, Encino,
Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, Woodland Hills, Studio City, Hollywood, Northridge, Simi
Valley, Valencia, and Santa Clarita, as well as the counties of Los Angeles, Ventura,
and Orange County.
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Los Angeles Minimum Wage Pay and Overtime Pay Claims Lawyer
If your employer did not pay you overtime wages or the minimum wage, or if you want
to confirm that you are being paid properly, contact the employment law attorneys
at the Leichter Law Firm, APC today. We can review your case and discuss the options
available to you for protecting your job while recovering what you are rightly owed.
The federal minimum wage has been set at $7.25 per hour since July 2009. The minimum
wage for California is $8.00 an hour per the California Labor Code. If you are not
getting paid $8.00 an hour, contact a minimum wage and hour attorney today.
Overtime - Compensation for Extra Hours Worked
Generally, federal law requires that most employees receive overtime pay for any
time worked over 40 hours in any workweek. The rate of overtime pay is one-and-one-half
times the employee's regular rate of pay. Employees who are eligible may not waive
their right to overtime pay. Managers can not alter or manipulate time cards unlawfully.
Misclassification: Is Your Employer Being Fair With Your Pay Status?
Many employers wrongly believe that paying their employees a salary will, in and
of itself, make that employee exempt (not-covered) by the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Generally, even if a covered employee receives a salary, unless that employee is
actually performing certain types of specified job duties, he or she is entitled
to receive overtime, even if the employer classifies them as “exempt”. Other employers
try to cheat their workers out of overtime pay by wrongly claiming they are independent
contractors when they are actually employees.
Misclassification of employees as independent contractors
Failure to pay for “off-the-clock” work
Contact a Los Angeles Lawyer About Your Minimum Wage Concerns
If you need to speak with a lawyer about a wage and hour matter, or if you have questions
about an overtime claim, hours of work and breaks, or some other wage and hour matter,
contact our Los Angeles law firm at 213-381-6557 or contact us by e-mail to schedule
a free, 100% confidential consultation. Our office can answer your questions and
inform you about your options in legal actions and recovering monetary compensation.