Wage And Hour Attorney in Los Angeles, California
Most wage and hour or overtime claims are covered under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or other California state regulations. These rules change frequently, and contain many exceptions, depending on the situation. Whether based on state or federal law, however, successful wage and hour claims generally allow an employee to recover back pay, plus his or her attorney’s fees and court costs. Find out more by contacting an employment lawyer at the Leichter Law Firm, APC.
Rules for Documenting Your Time at Work. Is it Legal?
Does your employer make you work time off the clock? Are you required to show up at work a half-hour before you are allowed to punch in? Are you forced to work through lunch and breaks? Our California employment law lawyers know how to help. At the Leichter Law Firm, APC we have the skill and experience to stand up for the rights of California employees who are treated unlawfully at work. We pride ourselves on personal client service and our responsiveness to your wage and hour claim.
The following are guidelines to help you determine if you are not being fully compensated for your overtime work:
- You are asked to work “off the clock”
- Your timesheet is altered
- You are automatically clocked out for breaks and lunch
- You are denied breaks or mealtime
- You are not paid for travel time to your worksite
- You are a salaried employee working an hourly position
- You are not paid for putting protective gear on before and after work
- You work as a residential apartment manager
- You are paid less than minimum wage
Our Los Angles Wage And Hour Attorney Serve the Following Practice Area
- Minimum Wage Pay And Overtime
- Meal And Rest Breaks
- Time Card Manipulation
- Employee Misclassification
- Independent Contractor
- Overtime Misclassification
- Residential Apartment Managers
Employee Misclassification in Los Angeles, California
Some employers attempt to get around wage and overtime laws by classifying employees as independent contractors or as exempt employees. If you are classified as a manager and perform little to no managerial tasks, contact Los Angeles employment law lawyer Aryeh Leichter today. We handle class-
Contact a Los Angeles Wage and Hour Lawyer in Los Angeles, California For a Free Consultation.
If you believe that your employer has committed violations of the wage and hour laws, you don’t have to file an EEOC claim as you would in a typical discrimination case. Instead, you can hire a private Wage and Hour attorney in Los Angeles and file suit as soon as you discover the violation. If other people at your company have also been denied overtime, meals, or breaks, you may be able to file a special type of FLSA class action lawsuit. Contact the Leichter Law Firm, APC at 818-