Unpaid Overtime, Breaks, & Expenses

Get Paid Fairly, Today

If you work in California, you deserve to be paid fairly and be treated with respect. Unfortunately, many employees are not paid for their work or are mistreated for overtime, breaks, and work-related expenses. 

At Aiman-Smith & Marcy, we want you to know that we understand how frustrating these situations can be. Wage and hour violations impact more than your legal rights – they affect your financial stability and your family’s overall wellbeing. 

Get Paid Fairly, Today

If you work in California, you deserve to be paid fairly and be treated with respect. Unfortunately, many employees are not paid for their work or are mistreated for overtime, breaks, and work-related expenses. 

At Aiman-Smith & Marcy, we want you to know that we understand how frustrating these situations can be. Wage and hour violations impact more than your legal rights – they affect your financial stability and your family’s overall wellbeing. 

Unpaid Overtime

California wage and hour laws require employers to pay employees overtime if they work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a week. Most employees fall under this umbrella and are eligible for overtime pay at one-half times their hourly wage. However, some employers will intentionally misclassify an employee as exempt, meaning they are not eligible for overtime, even if they are. Using these workarounds is a violation of California labor law. 

Unpaid Overtime

California wage and hour laws require employers to pay employees overtime if they work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a week. Most employees fall under this umbrella and are eligible for overtime pay at one-half times their hourly wage. However, some employers will intentionally misclassify an employee as exempt, meaning they are not eligible for overtime, even if they are. Using these workarounds is a violation of California labor law. 

Missed Breaks

California has meal and rests break laws designed to protect employees and ensure their overall wellbeing. These breaks are: 

Rest Break: 10 minutes of rest for every four hours worked. 

Meal Break: 30 minutes of uninterrupted time for the employee to eat, conduct personal business, etc. 

It is a violation of labor laws for an employer to deny these breaks, require employees to work through them, or clock out for breaks they didn’t take. 

 

Missed Breaks

California has meal and rests break laws designed to protect employees and ensure their overall wellbeing. These breaks are: 

Rest Break: 10 minutes of rest for every four hours worked. 

Meal Break: 30 minutes of uninterrupted time for the employee to eat, conduct personal business, etc. 

It is a violation of labor laws for an employer to deny these breaks, require employees to work through them, or clock out for breaks they didn’t take. 

 

Failing to Reimburse Expenses

California law requires employers to reimburse employees for business expenses that are necessary and are incurred as a direct result of the job. Unfortunately, many employers do not properly reimburse employees for travel, fuel, meals, uniforms, or other expenses. 

Get Help with Wage and Hour Violations

If your employer has violated California’s wage and hour laws, and therefore your legal rights, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Aiman-Smith & Marcy to find out if you have grounds to file a lawsuit in pursuit of the justice that you deserve. 

Failing to Reimburse Expenses

California law requires employers to reimburse employees for business expenses that are necessary and are incurred as a direct result of the job. Unfortunately, many employers do not properly reimburse employees for travel, fuel, meals, uniforms, or other expenses. 

Get Help with Wage and Hour Violations

If your employer has violated California’s wage and hour laws, and therefore your legal rights, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Aiman-Smith & Marcy to find out if you have grounds to file a lawsuit in pursuit of the justice that you deserve.