California wage and hour laws protect the rights of employees including the right to be paid at least the minimum wage and overtime hours, to have rest and meal breaks, and to be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses. If your employer has violated your protected wage and hour rights, you should speak to an experienced Aliso Viejo wage and hour lawyer for an assessment of your case.
If you are like many workers in the United States, you depend on your paycheck to meet your financial obligations every month. You may also have immediate family members who depend on the consistency of your paycheck. Your employer has a duty to pay you in full and on time and failure to do so is a violation of wage and hour laws. Unfortunately, some employers fail to fulfill their duties and act unlawfully either due to greed or ignorance. Regardless of why an employer violates the law, an employee has a right to take legal action to rectify the situation.
If you have been cheated by your employer, we can help you recover what is owed to you in compliance with California wage and hour law. Our employment law lawyers in Aliso Viejo offer free consultations and you pay no fees unless we win. For a free assessment of your case, call us now at (949) 379-6250 to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced Aliso Viejo wage and hour law attorneys.
There are many ways that an employer can intentionally or unintentionally violate wage and hour laws. Both federal and state labor laws set the minimum wage and hour standards for workers in California. Workers have protections under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the California Labor Code, and California Industrial Welfare Commission’s (IWC) Wage Orders.
Some of the many ways that employers violate wage and hour laws include:
If you have been cheated by your employer in violation of federal or state wage and hour laws, you can take legal action to recover what is due to you.
The legal remedies available to you if your employer violates the wage and hour laws will depend on the specific facts of your case. You may be entitled to compensation for unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, interest payments on the amount owed by your employer, your legal fees, and any other damages you may have suffered.
If your employer has violated California wage and hour laws, contact the experienced Aliso Viejo wage and hour law attorneys at Aegis Law Firm. Your initial consultation is free, and you pay no fees unless we win. Call (949) 379-6250 or message us online today to schedule a free consultation and assessment of your case. We also have Spanish-speaking services available.