According to Long Beach, California wage laws, the minimum wage will increase hourly each year from January 2017 to January 2022. When applying for a job, all wages and employment responsibilities are usually outlined in an employment contract before you begin. Unfortunately, sometimes an employer might try and take advantage of their employee(s) by either giving the employee misleading wage information or assuming their employees are not going to report instances of unpaid work. Contact JML Law in Long Beach at 818-610-8800 if your employer has under-compensated you.
The following California wage laws and regulations are upheld in Long Beach and have few acceptions.
There are federal and state employment laws that govern what employers must pay their non-exempt employees. (For a list of exempt jobs click here) Employers can require their employees to work scheduled overtime, however, a typical issue with employers is the willingness to acknowledge and/or pay their employee(s) for overtime. The California laws on overtime are:
Do not let your employer take advantage of your need for a paycheck. Wage laws are there to protect and guarantee your worker’s rights. Contact JML Law in Long Beach at 818-610-8800 to speak with an attorney who has experience in wage and hour laws if your employer has failed to pay you for all hours worked, minimum wage, overtime, or for breaks during the workday. Let our attorneys enforce your worker’s rights, demand the correct and complete compensation for your work, and ensure you are not retaliated against by your employer.
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