Under California law, 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week is considered a full work day / week. Any hours exceeding those standards should be considered overtime for all non-exempt employees. This means they should be getting paid increased wages for those additional hours they worked.
At Alan Burton Newman, PLC, our lawyer understands the complexities of these cases. He has handled countless wage and hour disputes in California, boasting an average financial recovery time of 90 days! When you want a skilled advocate with proven results on your side, call Attorney Newman. He can even resolve your case remotely, meaning you never have to come in to the office.
We encourage you to tell us about your case in a free evaluation today.
Overtime cases can be frustrating, confusing, and concerning. What will happen to your job or your reputation if you take your employer to court? What if you don’t win? Attorney Newman takes the uncertainty out of your wage and hour case.
As a California employment law attorney, he:
When you trust your case to our firm, we make sure to carry the legal burden for you. In fact, you never even have to step foot in our office if you don’t want to! We can handle everything over the phone and through email. This means you don’t have to add any more obstacles or stress to your day.
Many individuals often wonder if they are even eligible to receive overtime pay. It is important to remember that any non-exempt employee is entitled to overtime wages. That means if you don’t exercise independent business judgement or manage people in your role, you are likely eligible to bring forward a case.
California’s laws on increased rates include:
These laws apply regardless of whether you receive salary, hourly wages, or commission. Overtime wages should start as soon as you exceed 8 hours, increasing anytime you surpass 12 as well. Remember, these laws also apply when you exceed 40 hours a week, even if you are not working more than 8 hours on any day.
You only have three years to claim overtime wages, so do not hesitate if you believe you have been denied the proper compensation for your work. Even if you are not legally in this country, you have the right to claim the overtime wages you are owed! Let our California employment lawyer stand up for your rights today.
We don’t take wage and hour disputes lightly at Alan Burton Newman, PLC. With Attorney Newman’s extensive legal background and incisive skill, you can be confident your case is being handled by a seasoned and qualified representative when you come to us. More than that, you can have peace of mind knowing we have a fast recovery average of just 90 days and can handle everything remotely. We also never charge legal fees unless we win your case. That means there is no risk to you!
You deserve your overtime wages. Call our firm at (310) 986-2792 to find out how our skilled lawyer can help.
"Before I talked to an attorney, I was not sure whether I had a case. Mr. Newman explained to me the reasons why I had a case and I proceeded with him. He was able to get me an excellent result without having to go to trial. As he explained to me, his reputation was more important than the particular facts."
"I was afraid that if I hired an attorney to get me the overtime wages which I was entitled to that I would be fired. Instead, when I hired Alan Newman, I not only received a settlement but also my working condition was improved."
"I asked a friend of mine who he would use as an employment attorney. He recommended Mr. Newman who was able to immediately talk with me. We spent considerable time on the phone. He was patient and understanding. I was able to receive a significant settlement within 90 days."