California as well as federal law says when an employee is to get paid for the work that they do. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for some less-than-honest employers to try to avoid paying their employees the overtime they owe their employees. This is not right and the attorneys at LFECR want to help you collect what you are owed.
Unpaid overtime is a big problem and it can add up quickly. Even working 2 or 3 hours of overtime can be a big jump in pay. If you worked the hours then your employer owes that money to you. And you should get it just on principle.
If you are like most people you have bills to pay. You may have a family depending on you. That overtime pay is important and no one has the right to deny you those wages – and they are indeed wages.
How to File for Unpaid Overtime
In California, you can file a complaint against your employer and request that he or she pay you so you can collect your unpaid overtime. In most cases, it is a good idea to get an employment or overtime lawyer to help you.
When filing your claim, you will have to provide proof that shows you worked overtime and that you did not receive the compensation for it that was owed to you. This evidence may include pay stubs, emails, notes, memos, text messages, and even voicemails. If you have any witnesses who can corroborate your story that is helpful as well. Your unpaid overtime lawyer will help you assemble your evidence and make sure that everything is in order.
Once you have filed, your attorney will help you with any follow-up communication and assist you in providing any additional documentation that is needed. It is good to have a professional who knows the ropes work on your case so that you can be confident that it is being done right.
You’re Entitled To Be Paid For All of The Time You Work
You’re entitled to be paid for all of the time you work. If your employer has failed to pay you for overtime hours, contact our lawyers in California. We will fight to recover all of your unpaid overtime & any other form of unpaid wages.
Make no mistake. If you worked the hours then your employer owes that money to you. If they allowed you to stay and work, they owe that money to you. If you put that time in and did the work you were assigned, your employer has a legal responsibility to pay you for that overtime.
Don’t let your employer try to bluff you, threaten you, or intimidate you into not filing for the money that is owed to you. If you are in the Los Angeles or South California area, call our experts and get the help that you need. Our attorneys are professional, friendly, compassionate, and extremely talented. They have the knowledge and experience that you need in an employment lawyer – as well as the commitment that you want.
If you have worked overtime and your employer is refusing to pay you for it, call us today. We’re the top wage and hour attorneys in California and we want to help you get all the compensation that you deserve.
We’ll let you know if you have a case, what your chances are of winning, and what your next steps should be. Hire us and get an overtime violations lawyer who is experienced and talented, who understands the law, and who can navigate the complex legal system of employment law. We’ll help you get all the compensation that you deserve because we are committed to ensuring that you get justice.
You did the work, you should be paid for it. That’s what the law says and that is what you want to make sure that the courts enforce for you.
Call today to get started.