More prevalent in service, manufacturing, and healthcare fields, overtime is an integral part of company success. Whether quotas need to be met, extra work is needed or LPNs are in short supply, working overtime benefits an employer by avoiding adding manpower, and helps employees boost their weekly earnings.
Unfortunately, some employers would rather their staff work over but not receive extra pay. Then, when employees file complaints with EEOC or hire qualified Riverside overtime violations attorney help, they’re retaliated against. It’s sad when employees who give so much are treated so lowly.
JML Law, dedicated to recovering rightfully owed overtime pay plus any accessory damages caused, classifies overtime violations as such:
If you’re granted overtime hours but an employer simply refuses to pay them, contacting our firm will put an experienced partner in your corner. Because your job description dictates your rights, it’s vital for all employees raising claims of nonpayment to provide proof of their job title and description.
Violating overtime laws is serious. No labor union, court, or jury will be sympathetic to employers who outright refused to pay employees overtime hours, regardless of excuse. Once our office reviews complaints, we start the process of filing paperwork in court. This usually wakes employers up.
Through skilled negotiation tactics perfected by our Riverside overtime violations attorney, we can usually come to an amicable resolution before court begins. This means recovery of wages, anything extra deemed proper, restoration of position at the same pay rate, and perhaps a formal apology.
California enjoys high than Federal minimum wages. Employees working overtime can really get ahead in many cities, provided their employer is paying them fairly. When companies take advantage of their manpower, more often than not JML Law was called to fight for employee rights.
If you or someone you love was victimized by an employer’s breach of duty, it’s important to contact us quickly. Failure to pay overtime can harm families, so we want to intervene before significant damage to your financial health ensues.
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