Northridge Wage & Hour Law Attorneys
Helping Employees Seek Justice in the San Fernando Valley & Beyond
When you accept employment, you expect to be paid fairly and in a timely manner. After all, your job is your livelihood and is meant to provide the financial support you need throughout the month. When an employer fails to pay you according to your written or verbal agreement, you may need to apply certain legal remedies to resolve the dispute.
At K2 Employment Law, our mission is to represent employees who have received illegal or unfair treatment and to apply those legal remedies that will bring you the justice you deserve. Our Northridge wage and hour law attorneys have represented employers in the past; that experience is invaluable when we are forced to hold employers accountable for unlawful conduct against our clients. If you have a wage dispute with your employer, we recommend that you take advantage of our knowledge, legal skills, and strong reputation for yielding results for our clients.
Wage & Hour Laws in California
California law covers many aspects of wages and hours. Violations of the law can result in various disputes.
California’s wage and hour laws apply to all employees except independent contractors and employees considered exempt under the law, such as executives, administrators, physicians, surgeons, and others.
What is Considered a Wage & Hour Violation?
Employees have the right to file a complaint or sue their employer if they violate the wage and hour laws. Examples of wage and/or hour disputes, can be based on:
- Failing to pay commissions, wages, overtime pay, or vacation time
- Misclassifying employees as independent contractors
- Tipped employee issues, such as tip “pooling” and withholding tips
- Failing to pay employees who are undocumented workers
- Misclassifying salary employees as overtime exempt
- An employer asking an employee to work “off the clock”
- The employer’s requirement to pay appropriate overtime
- The employer’s requirement to pay the state’s mandated minimum wage
- The employer’s requirement to provide rest breaks and/or meal breaks
- Violating sick time
If you have experienced any of the above treatment from your employer, do not hesitate to contact the Northridge wage and hour attorney at K2 Employment Law. We have represented a variety of employees in California, and are prepared to fight to protect your rights. Call us today.
When Should I Be Paid?
Per California’s Labor Code, you must be paid no later than the 26th of the month for all wages earned between the first of the month until the 15th of the month. You must also be paid by the 10th of the following month for wages earned between the 16th and the month’s end. Other rules apply for the payment of overtime. California law also covers specific rules for paying employees who are terminated, laid off, or who quit after providing notice.
Put Decades of Legal Experience on Your Side
No matter what type of wage or hour dispute you are involved in, it is best to get reliable legal counsel from a Northridge wage and hour law attorney at K2 Employment Law. Understanding your legal rights and the remedies that can be applied on your behalf is a vital beginning to the resolution of your case.
Connect with our office for more information about your dispute. Call (800) 590-7674 today.