Wage and Hour Violations Lawyers

Wage and Hour Violations

What are Wage and Hour Violations?

Wage and hour violations occur when an employer attempts to deprive an employee of fair payment for their time worked. This occurs often in industries with fluid work schedules, staff levels that change seasonally and/or project/job based businesses. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal statute created in 1938 to help protect workers against wage and hour violations. Unfortunately, these violations do still occur, causing workers to lose wages, benefits and the fair compensation that they deserve. Examples of wage and hour violations include:

  • Forcing employees to work during their meal breaks
  • Not allowing employees to take additional breaks on 10 or more hour workdays
  • Incorrectly classifying employees as exempt or as contract workers to avoid paying overtime or giving benefits
  • Purposely overlooking payment for hours worked

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.

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Contact Attorney Search Network today if you suspect you are the victim of a wage and hour violation. Whether you have been denied breaks, overtime pay, or unjustly misclassified, we can refer you to a lawyer with experience in wage and hour violation cases.

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