When you go to work each day, you have the right to a fair wage. This includes all hours worked including overtime. Our overtime pay lawyers are ready to get to work if you are being cheated out of your income.
At Azadian Law Group, PC, you can count on us to be by your side. Our knowledgeable and experienced team believes in workers getting fair wages and will investigate what happened in order to secure the coverage you deserve.
When you work, you deserve to get paid for each and every minute. However, some of those minutes are more valuable. We call those minutes overtime.
Ask yourself two questions:
If so, you are entitled to 1.5 times your regular hourly rate. If you work more than 12 hours in a day, you are eligible for more than double your regular hourly rate.
What if you are not an hourly employee?
Overtime pay for salaried employees is a bit harder to calculate, but it can be done by using your salary and calculating what would be your hourly rate to come up with the overtime amount you should be paid.
Employers who are covered under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must pay employees overtime. Employers fall under FLSA if they generate more than $500,000 annually in sales. Companies that do not fall under FLSA generally fall under California overtime law which protects employees.
There are some employees in California who are not eligible to receive overtime pay. In general, these will be:
Unfortunately, many employers misclassify workers on purpose to avoid paying a range of benefits, including overtime. Misclassifying employees is illegal under California and federal law.
We know that you need the money that you lawfully earned. If your employer has denied you overtime pay, the time to act is now. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, we are going to make sure that your case is thoroughly investigated. Our goal is to ensure that you get the compensation you need, including:
We will not collect our fees unless we are successful in your case. When you need an Orange County overtime pay attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 949-662-5405.