If you are a non-exempt worker in California, you maybe entitled to owed and earned unpaid wages. You may know that our state’s minimum wage far exceeds federal minimum wage standards. However, that doesn’t mean that every employer properly credits hours worked, pays the right overtime wages, and provides legally mandated meal and rest breaks. You may be satisfied with your hourly pay rate, but are you actually getting everything you are owed? Download our free wage theft guide to learn about the kinds of violations that could lead to a wage and hour lawsuit against your employer.
Wage and hour laws in California set the minimum requirements for pay and for workers’ rights. California employees are entitled to a certain minimum wage, overtime pay, meal and rest periods, and to be paid for all compensable hours worked. To understand what those minimum requirements are and how employers typically violate them, read our guide to get answers to these questions:
We advise our clients who suspect wage theft to keep detailed records of their hours, including overtime and meal and rest breaks. Employers often fail to keep accurate pay records, so it is up to you to keep detailed, weekly records of your hours worked. This will be very important when we investigate your wage theft claim. Fill out the form on this page to get a link to download our free guide.
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