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Restaurant investigated for violating wage and hour laws

Unlike other countries, workers in the United States have rights and are protected by state and federal laws. The United States Department of Labor oversees the safety and fair treatment of workers in California and across the country by administering and enforcing labor laws. One of these laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, establishes overtime pay and minimum wage, and sets standards on child labor. The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor is in charge of the enforcement of the FLSA.

Wage and hour civil suit filed against trucking company

Labor laws have been enacted in the state of California and at the federal level to protect workers from unfair treatment. When an individual is hired, the basic understanding is that the employee gets compensated for providing work. With today's economic climate, business owners are constantly looking for ways to save money and cut corners. Unfortunately, this can sometimes directly affect employees. A wage and hour lawsuit was recently filed against a California trucking company over allegations that it failed to pay employees and violated federal labor laws.

Lawsuit alleges restaraunt violated wage and hour laws

Its not only fair, it is required by law that employees in the state of California and across the country get paid for the work they provide. These laws exist at the state and federal level. Wage and hour laws establish minimum wages and also require that overtime is paid to employees who work in excess 40 hours per week. However, in today's economic climate, it is not uncommon for employers to look for more ways to save money and cut costs. Sometimes, this can directly affect the employees' salaries of employees.

California restaurant sued after alleged wage and hour violations

In California and across the United States, laws were enacted to protect workers and to make sure that employees get paid for the work that they provide. These wage and hour laws exist at the state and federal levels, and all employers must comply with these laws or face consequences such as hefty fines and lawsuits. Recently, a former employee of a San Francisco restaurant filed a lawsuit citing numerous labor law violations and disability discrimination.

Construction company violates wage and hour laws

Workers these days may feel as if they are overworked and underpaid. Employers in California and across the nation are constantly looking for ways to cut costs, especially in today's economic climate. This is why wage and hour laws were enacted. These laws exist to ensure that workers are paid for the work they provide. Claims were filed against a construction company in another state after they allegedly failed to pay overtime to employees.

Two businesses sued after alleged wage and hour violations

The fundamental basis for all types of employment is that the employee is paid for the work he or she provides. This is required by law in California and across the United States. The Fair Labor Standards Act was enacted to ensure that workers are compensated fairly and requires that employees be paid overtime pay of time and a half when they work in excess of 40 hours per week. These are also commonly referred to as wage and hour laws. Unfortunately, some employers will choose to break these laws.

$2 million awarded to employees after wage and hour violations

When a person is hired to do a job in the state of California, the basic agreement and understanding is that the employee gets paid for the work he or she provides. Failing to pay employees is not only morally wrong -- it is illegal. The Fair Labor Standards Act is a federal law that establishes certain standards of employment, such as minimum wage and overtime pay requirements. There are also wage and hour laws in each state to ensure that employees are compensated fairly. Unfortunately, some employers continue to break these laws.

Supermarket sued after allegedly violating wage and hour laws

When a person is hired to do a job, the agreement and expectation is that the person gets paid for the work they provide. Wage and hour laws exist in California and all across the country to ensure that workers are not taken advantage of and are appropriately paid. Unfortunately, employers will sometimes purposely break these laws, and when that happens, the affected employee(s) can pursue legal action. A supermarket chain in another state allegedly violated wage and hour laws of some employees and a lawsuit has been filed.

Nurse files lawsuit after wage and hour laws allegedly violated

Employers in California and across the United States are always looking for ways to cut costs while raising profits. Sometimes, these cost-cutting measures may unlawfully affect workers. There are wage and hour laws at the federal and state level that provide legal protection for all workers. When these laws are broken by employers, legal action can be pursued. A lawsuit was recently filed by a nurse in another state over allegations that his employer unfairly docked the pay of their workers.

Wage and hour class-action suit ends in $3.5 million settlement

In the world of business today, companies are looking for more and more ways to raise profits and cut costs. Unfortunately, these cost-cutting measures sometimes directly affect workers. Paying employees for the work they provide is required by law in the state of California and across the country. Wage and hour laws exist at the federal and state level to offer protection for all workers, but employers sometimes break these laws; when that happens, legal action can be taken. Recently, a lawsuit was filed against a well-known clothing retailer over alleged violations of several wage and hour laws.

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