Experienced Southern California Employment Law Attorneys
Wage Laws & Overtime Laws
Welcome to Ceartas Legal LLP. Our experienced San Diego employment attorneys are dedicated employee advocates who fight to preserve and protect the rights of clients in a broad range of employment law disputes, including those pertaining to wage law and overtime law violations.
If your employer is in violation of either state or federal pay laws, contact the San Diego employment attorneys at Ceartas Legal LLP immediately by calling 619-819-9396 or 619-819-5120 for a free consultation.
One of our skilled wage and hour attorneys will provide an honest legal analysis of your case.
At Ceartas Legal LLP our attorneys understand that some companies are willing to take extreme measures to avoid compensating their employers according to the law. We will work with you to craft a case that will ensure that you obtain all of the monies to which you are entitled.
Failure to file an action against your employer in a timely manner will result in the permanent waiver of your right to sue for monetary damages. As a result, it is crucial that you call an expert employment attorney as soon as possible who will fight for you and help you obtain the compensation that you deserve.
Conveniently located in downtown San Diego, we represent employees throughout the county. Call today to learn how we can put our knowledge to work for you.
Wage And Overtime Violation Lawyers In San Diego
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and California Law set forth guidelines with which employers must comply regarding employee compensation. These laws cover the following compensation-related issues:
- Employee misclassification
- Exempt (salaried) vs. nonexempt (wage) status
- Independent contractor misclassification
- Meal break
- Minimum wage
- Overtime requirements
- Rest breaks
- Timely compensation
- Unpaid overtime
- Unpaid wages
- Unreimbursed work expenses
- Working off the clock
Under the law, all nonexempt employees must be paid according to minimum wage guidelines for every hour that is worked. In addition to regular hours, wage earners are also entitled to time and a half when they work more than eight hours in a shift. Double time is due for each hour worked beyond 12 hours during a single shift.
If an employee is terminated, they are entitled to their final check at the time of termination. This must include all unused paid vacation time.