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Misclassifying employees can be a way of denying their rights


The classification of employees is a highly important factor in determining their benefits and other rights. Full-time employees may be classified as exempt or non-exempt. Non-exempt employees are entitled to receive overtime pay if they are required to work more than 40 hours in a week to complete their job responsibilities. However, companies often attempt to classify these employees as exempt in an attempt to get around the obligation to pay increased overtime rates.

Santa Monica settles discrimination suit with former employee


Santa Monica wage and hour violations are actions conducted by an employer that negatively impact the payment of earned compensation to their employees. Such activities may include classifying employees as independent contractors when they are technically full-time employees, paying employees less than minimum wage and refusing to pay employees for overtime work.

Types of wage and hour violations


There are many areas in which improper regulation or oversight can get an organization in California into non-compliance with employee treatment and protection of rights. In addition to discriminating or retaliating against employees, companies must also be cognizant in how they pay their employees and how much they require them to work.

What kind of wage and hour violations occur during the holidays?


California employees are granted many protections from improper payment and labor activities by their employer. These protections provide them with adequate wages and ensure that they are compensated accordingly when they work more than the standard amount of hours. Situations may arise throughout the year, however, that make it difficult for Californian employers to abide by these protections at all times.

Facts about California's minimum wage


Sometimes employers do not pay every dollar that an employee is owed. There can be many reasons for this ranging from a bookkeeping error to something more blatant and intentional. Here is a compilation of facts about California's minimum wage. There are several specific clauses in California minimum wage law that make it unique and could help secure a case against an employer for a wage and hour violation.

Anheuser-Busch InBev sued in wage and hour dispute


Workers in Los Angeles are often vulnerable to an employer trying to save money at the expense of paying proper wages under the law. This can include a wage and hour violation and unpaid overtime. There are laws that are in place designed to protect workers from being deprived of their rights. Often, it's not a small company that is confronted with allegations of failing to pay its workers fairly, but large ones that are prominent and well-known to all.

Cheerleaders' claims in NFL wage and hour dispute moves forward


In Los Angeles, there are legal requirements that employers must follow when paying their workers. These include providing legal wages and overtime. That, however, doesn't mean employers always follow the law. Employees have rights and when there is a wage and hour violation, they have the right to pursue the matter legally. With a wage and hour dispute and unpaid overtime, employers should be held accountable for any violation they're accused of committing.

California employer violates federal wage requirements

Employers in California, and in every state across the country, are required to meet certain requirements when it comes to paying their employees. These requirements usually include adhering to minimum wage laws and overtime pay requirements when employees work over 40 hours a week.

Former Marine files lawsuit for wage and hour dispute


In California, and every state across the country, employers are rightfully able to terminate the employment of anyone that is working for them. However, this termination must occur in accordance with certain legal guidelines otherwise it may be considered wrongful. If an employer wrongfully terminates one of their employees, then they may face legal ramifications.

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