Category: Wage and Overtime Claims Archive
Could Changes in Overtime Pay Law Cover More Than Just Low-Earners?
For a long time, overtime pay has been limited to low wage earners. Right now, the threshold is at the salary level is $23,660 per year. Many salaried employees only making slightly more than this cutoff will be asked to...Read More
What Are Some Common Examples of Wage Theft?
The UCLA Labor Center claims Los Angeles workers lose a combined $26.2 million from wage theft every week. This means Los Angeles has one of the highest rates of wage theft in the country. There are multiple ways employers steal...Read More
Can These Apps Help California Workers Recover Stolen Wages?
Wage theft costs California workers billions of dollars every year. In Los Angeles County alone, workers lose $26.2 million to wage theft each week! How are businesses stealing from California workers? Employers may neglect to pay workers overtime, misclassify them...Read More
Why Is the White House Urging a Ban on Non-Compete Agreements?
The White House is calling on states to ban non-compete agreements under most circumstances. Non-compete agreements are supposed to keep employees from taking trade secrets and joining rival companies. Many employers are requiring them for workers who are not privy...Read More
What Happens When Employers Commit Wage Theft Against Workers?
Employers may take advantage of workers by stealing their wages in a number of different ways. Wage theft can include requiring employees to work through breaks without overtime pay, paying less than minimum wage or requiring the purchase of necessary...Read More
How You Can Fight Back Against California’s Wage Theft Problem
Los Angeles Wage Claim Attorneys Discuss This Common Employment Law Issue Wage theft is an unjust way for companies to take away the fruits of labor from their employees. California is no stranger to wage theft, and there are thousands...Read More