Wage & Hour Violations

You work hard at work and deserve to be paid correctly and legally for your time. At Tower Legal Group in Sacramento, we are local legal experts at fighting hard for employees who have been taken advantage of by their employers who have violated the Wage & Hour laws in California. Our Wage & Hour Attorneys have many years of experience and in-depth legal experience getting employers to compensate their employees properly.

If you are being forced to work longer hours and to accomplish more while you are working, often in violation of the California Employment laws, we would love to hear from you. If you have worked through rest breaks and gone without meal times then please give us a call. Maybe you have been illegally called “a manager,” just so that your employer does not have to pay you hourly wages and overtime or you have worked “off the clock,” been forced to officially clock out before your shift has ended, we would love to discuss your employment rights with you.

Wage and Hour Laws in California
If your employer is taking advantage of you, you should know that the law protects your rights. In California, wage and hour rules are governed by two powerful laws: the California Labor Code and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Employers often violate the laws by failing to pay fair wages or overtime.

Some of the common causes of wage and hour violations include:

Employees were misclassified as “exempt” from receiving overtime pay.
Employees were not provided an uninterrupted meal break within the first five hours of work.
Employer failed to provide 10-minute breaks for every four hours of work.
Employer failed to provide paid time for tasks required to prepare for work.
Employer failed to provide a second meal break for shifts longer than 10 hours.
Employer failed to ensure that employees being paid per project were meeting minimum wage requirements.
Employer failed to provide proper pay stubs with all required information (generally including gross wages earned, total hours worked, number of piece-rate units earned and applicable piece-rate, all deductions, separately itemized, net wages, dates included in payroll period, employee’s name and Social Security number, employer’s name and address, and all applicable hourly rates during the payroll period).
Contact a Sacramento Wage and Hour Violation Attorney
If you have not been paid fairly for your hard work, take action today by contacting our Wage and Hour Attorneys.