All employees in California have the right to proper compensation when their employers violate the hour and wage laws. If you are one of the many employees who believe that your employer has violated or is still violating these laws, the wage and hour attorney of Minnis & Smallets is here for you. We can investigate the violation and determine the best options for your situation.
Broadly speaking, these laws apply to all non-exempt California employees. This means that some of the laws regarding meal or rest breaks and overtime may not apply to individuals who are independent contractors and exempt employees. These wage and hour laws include:
Employers who violate these laws are subject to specific penalties under California law. For the initial violation, employers must pay a fine of $50 per employee for every pay period they violated the wage and hour laws and a $100 fine for subsequent violations. They must also pay the employees back wages.
The most common wage and hour violations include:
At Minnis & Smallets, we prioritize the best interests of employees, not the employers who think that they can easily get away with withholding or denying wages to benefit their bottom line. If you have been denied the earnings you deserve, our California wage and hour attorney can ensure that you receive the compensation you’re entitled to.
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