Wage and Hour Violations

Wage and Hour Violations Employment Law

Wage and Hour Violation Law:

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) protects workers from being deprived of fair payment by their employers for their time. The most common wage and hour violations occur in high tech industries, food industry jobs, construction jobs and hotel jobs. Wage and hour violations include:

  • Unjustly classifying an employee as exempt, to stop paying them over time
  • Unjustly classifying an employee as a contract worker, to stop paying them over time or providing benefits
  • Forcing employees to keep working for the duration of their meal breaks
  • Depriving employees of additional breaks for more than 10 hour work days

Wage and Hour Legal Issues:

It can be difficult and sometimes frustrating to recover wages from an employer. In most cases, employers use the defense that they simply overlooked payment and don't admit to a wage and hour violation.

Wage and Hour Violation Lawyers

Employment lawyers are experienced in and knowledgeable about wage and hour violations and their legal consequences. They can assess the work that was done, the hours involved, the pay rightfully due, and the circumstances that led to your rights being violated. Employment attorneys can defend you in litigation disputes and/or settlement negotiations if your employer has committed a wage and hour violation against you. They will work hard to ensure you recover all of the fair compensation that is rightfully owed to you.

What an Empolment Lawyer can do for you:

Employment lawyers who have experience with wage and hour violations, look into what type of job was involved, how many hours you worked and how much you were paid for doing that work. Employment lawyers can help you find out what your options are for getting fair compensation. They can represent you in settlement negotiations and litigate disputes.

Lawyer Referral Service:

If you have been denied overtime pay, breaks, or have been unjustly classified as exempt, contact Attorney Search Network to speak to an experienced employment lawyer.

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