Working overtime means that you have worked over a certain amount of time and are entitled to a higher rate of pay. When the overtime rate applies depends on the industry and location, as overtime rules differ. Both federal and California law require employers to compensate for overtime pay above the rate of normal pay. Compensation is required for overtime hours even if your employer didn’t approve your working those hours prior to completion.
Companies can violate California overtime law in several ways, including incorrect labeling of employees’ exemption status, asking workers to perform tasks “off the clock” and by simply neglecting to pay overtime for extra hours worked.
Violating overtime laws is considered wage theft and compensation can be pursued in court. A Los Angeles overtime lawyer can ensure you receive every penny you have earned. At the Law Offices of Matthew Rabban, we take pride in using our extensive knowledge of overtime violations in Los Angeles to help hardworking employees receive the wages they deserve.
If you win in court, not only are you entitled to the amount owed for overtime wages, but your employer must also pay for reasonable overtime attorney fees. Since we only ask for payment if we win your case, filing an overtime violation claim with us is entirely risk-free!