While trying to financially support themselves, and their families, further education, and build futures, workers are being taken advantage of by their employers who are failing to pay their employees the minimum wage required by law. According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), “2.4 million workers lose $8 billion annually (an average of $3,300 per year for year-round workers) to minimum wage violations.” This type of wage fraud puts employees and their families under undue financial stress. If you or a loved one is being burdened by an employer because of wage fraud, seek legal counsel immediately. Here at JML Law in Long Beach, our firm has dedicated attorneys who have significant experience and vast knowledge of employment, wage, and labor laws and are experts in handling claims of wage fraud. Contact our offices today in Long Beach at 818-610-8800 for a free consultation.
Wage theft or wage fraud happens when an employer withholds pay or fails to pay an employee their rightfully earned wages.
Examples of wage fraud:
The following California wage laws and regulations are upheld in Long Beach and have few acceptions.
According to The Department of Industrial Relations and The Labor Commissioner’s office, wage claims have to be filed within an allotted amount of time.
Do not allow your employer or the employer of a loved one to fail to pay rightfully earned and promised wages. Know your rights as an employee and consult with proper legal representation to ensure you file a wage claim for all possible wages rightfully owed to you. Contact JML Law today in Long Beach by calling 818-610-8800 or click click here to request a free consultation with our highly respected firm of wage fraud experts.
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