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WAGE AND HOUR DISPUTES
Are you required to work overtime at your job, but do not get paid overtime wages? Are you asked to work off-the-clock or skip your meal or rest breaks? If so, you may have a valid wage and hour dispute against your employer.
Find Out if You Have a Case
The attorneys of Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, represent clients in class action wage and hour disputes. To arrange a free consultation about your case, please contact our law firm in downtown San Diego. We will listen to you describe your situation and let you know whether or not we may be able to help. It costs you nothing to learn if you have a case.
If you are a non-exempt employee and work more 40 hours a week, your employer is required to pay you time-and-a-half for any overtime hours you work. Furthermore, you must receive paid meal breaks and rest periods and your employer must properly record your working hours and breaks.
Representing Employees and Employers
- Missed meal breaks
- Failure to pay overtime
- Improper timekeeping
- Tip pool violations or reduction in wages for employees who receive gratuities
- Misclassification of nonexempt (hourly) employees as exempt (salaried) employees
- Misclassification of employees as contract workers
- Failure to compensate employees for expenses for tools, uniforms and other expenses
Employees Have Rights
Some employers try to squeeze more work out of employees without paying them properly in order to cut costs. Other employers may simply be unaware of their obligations. This can easily happen when a small business grows rapidly. In either case, employees have a right to pursue a claim against the employer.
Whether you need an experienced employment law attorney to pursue or defend a wage and hour claim, please contact Zeldes Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, in San Diego, California. To arrange a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call 619-378-0442.