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Los Angeles Wages and Overtime Attorney

Wage & Overtime Lawyer in Los Angeles

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, federal minimum wage and overtime pay rules are established. Federal law states, employees are entitled to time and a half for all hours in excess of 40 hours per week. However, the California Labor Code and State Wage Orders have a different standard: California employees who work more than 8 hours per day are entitled to overtime, in addition to those working more than 40 hours per week. There are various differences that apply under California law and not under federal law. If you believe that your employer did not comply with federal and/or California provisions and that your employer owes you money, you may seek the compensation that you deserve, as well as applicable penalties. To schedule a complimentary consultation with a Los Angeles employment attorney, contact Grey Law by calling 1-800-GREY-LAW.

Wage and Overtime Issues:

California employers are required to pay their employees for their time. Issues that frequently arise include the following categories:

  • Unpaid overtime – whether an employee is exempt or not exempt
  • Conflicts between how your employer classifies you and whether you qualify according to overtime pay laws
  • Overtime, double-time and other rates of pay
  • Calculation of hourly wages, salaries, bonuses, commissions and other applicable payments
  • Meal and rest breaks
  • Employment misclassification issues
  • Exemptions:
  • Administrative exemption
  • Professional exemption
  • Executive exemption
  • Computer software professional exemption
  • Outside salesperson exemption
  • Other issues

If your employer owes you money, you have the right to pursue payment, as well as applicable penalties. Wage and overtime issues can often be settled quickly through straightforward calculation or agreeing to terms. In the great majority of instances, cases are settled out of court and resolved faster than anticipated. As always, however, our Los Angeles wage and overtime attorneys will be prepared to vigorously fight for your rights in court before a judge and jury.

Contact a Los Angeles Wages and Overtime Lawyer for a Complimentary Case Review:

Issues pertaining to wages and overtime are vitally important for all involved. Grey Law offers a complimentary and confidential case review in which you will have the opportunity to discuss your case with an experienced Grey Law wage and overtime lawyer. This will give you the opportunity to ask questions and to better understand the legal options that are available to you. There are no upfront fees involved in contingency cases and no fees at all unless we attain a favorable resolution. Grey Law is located in Los Angeles at 6100 Wilshire Blvd. To schedule your appointment, call us at 1-800-GREY-LAW.


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