Everybody who works in the state of California deserves to be paid fairly for the job they do. However, unfair wage practices are prevalent throughout the state, including violations of overtime pay. If you or somebody you love has not received proper overtime pay, seek legal assistance from The Rager Law Firm today. Our overtime violations attorneys will get to work on your case immediately in order to secure the compensation you are entitled to.
When you work, you deserve to be afforded every wage protection the law provides. This means getting paid for every single minute you work. However, at The Rager Law Firm, we know that some of the hours and minutes that you work are more valuable than others – they are your overtime hours. Any employers covered under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are required to pay overtime to employees. In general, employers fall under the FLSA if they generate more than $500,000 in annual sales. Employers who do not fall under the FLSA may still be required to pay overtime rates based under California overtime laws.
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If you answered yes, then you are generally eligible for 1.5 times your regular hourly rate. For those who work more than 12 hours in a single day at the same job, they are eligible to more than double their hourly rate.
Overtime pay for those who are on a salary can be a bit harder to calculate. However, salaried employees are still entitled to overtime pay. Calculating this overtime is done by taking what would be the worker’s regular hourly rate to come up with the 1.5 times overtime rate.
There are some employees in this state are not eligible to receive overtime pay. In general, this includes the following:
If you or somebody you care about has not been properly paid by an employer in California, contact an attorney today. At The Rager Law Firm, our qualified and experienced team will investigate your claim and work to secure any compensation you are entitled to. This could include the following:
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