The rights, wage laws, and hour laws for California workers are increasingly under threat. An ever- increasing number of people and families are experiencing economic and financial insecurityies, and it's important for them to know their rights if they believe that they have been violated or compromised.
Types Of Wage And Hour Violations:
- Failure to pay overtime: Federal law requires that certain employees receive overtime pay for any time exceeding 40 hours in a single workweek. California law requires overtime pay if a nonexempt employee works more than eight hours in a single day or 40 hours in a workweek.
- Misclassification of employees
- Failure to permit breaks: Under the California Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order, 10 minutes of paid rest time is required for every four hours worked.
- Itemized wage statement violations: Employers are required to provide employees with an itemized statement of hours worked, as well as their gross and net pay.
- Failure to provide meal breaks:- A 30-minute unpaid meal period must be taken within five hours from the start of a work shift.
- Failure to pay for time worked:- Employers are required to pay full wages for all time worked. This includes "off-the-clock" work that may not be included in the time records.
- Failure to promptly pay employees
- Minimum wage violations
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Important Resources — Wage And Hour Violations
- The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement - Wage Claims
- Wages, hours and working conditions for professional occupations (PDF)