If you put in an honest day’s work, the law says you are entitled to an honest day’s pay. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous employers try to get around the law so they can take advantage of workers, sometimes even paying them less than the legal minimum. At the Law Offices of John E. Hill, P.C., we stand up for workers who have been underpaid, helping them recover full pay and damages. Since 1993, our employment law attorneys have provided dedicated service with personal attention to every client. We are determined to assert your rights effectively and deliver the positive results you deserve.
Workers in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area are protected by state and federal law. The wage and hour protections you enjoy include:
The law is very clear on these issues, but too often workers are denied their wage and hour rights, and wind up working for an illegally low rate of real compensation.
Employers are always looking for ways to get greater productivity from workers without paying more for their labor. Unfortunately, some methods violate the law:
If you suspect your employer is using illegal tactics to drive down your earnings, it’s time to speak to an experienced wage and hour lawyer.
If individual workers could recover only their wage losses in a lawsuit, few could afford to take action, and unscrupulous employers could flout the law. So, in the interest of justice, California has given workers the right to recover more than their lost pay, including:
The law in California gives workers the tools to pursue wage and hour claims, but you still need an attorney with the knowledge and skill to build your case. When you entrust your case to the Law Offices of John E. Hill, you get experienced employment litigation attorneys determined to deliver the results you deserve.
Denying employees overtime is illegal. To learn how you can take legal action for yourself and your coworkers, schedule a free consultation at the Law Offices of John E. Hill, P.C. Located in Oakland, we represent clients throughout Northern California. Call us today at 510-588-1000, or contact our firm online. Hablamos español.
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