Fort Lauderdale Unpaid Wage & Overtime Lawyer
Overtime pay can be quite the controversial topic for employers. While employers are required to pay hourly employees overtime wages, and sometimes even salaried employees, many bosses choose to ignore these obligations. If you worked over 40 hours in a single work week, then you should be given overtime. If you have acquired over time, but were not paid time and a half for any hours worked over 40, our Broward County Employment Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can assist you. Call us today at 561-367-8777 or contact us online.Employment Lawyers for Fort Lauderdale Employees Owed Unpaid Wages
All employees in the U.S. must be paid at least minimum wage as outlined in The Fair Labor Standards Act. Overtime pay should be paid for all hours worked in a workweek that exceed 40 and is calculated at time and one half the regular rate of pay.
Our Fort Lauderdale Unpaid Wage & Overtime Lawyers handle the following types of cases:
- Unpaid overtime
- Underpaid overtime
- Unpaid Wages
- Misclassifying employees
- Salaried employees who should receive overtime
- Misclassified workers
Most employees feel like bringing a wage claim against the person that signs their paychecks is a very intimidating task. However, our Fort Lauderdale Unpaid Wage & Overtime Lawyers at Whittel & Melton want you to know that you don't have to navigate the legal system alone. We will fight with you so you don’t have to stand up to workplace injustice by yourself.
Regardless of your situation, our Broward County Wage Dispute Lawyers are here to answer any and all employment law questions you may have. We are happy to discuss with you what the laws are and how you can go about recovering the wages you deserve.
We cannot stress enough how important proper documentation is when it comes to resolving wage and hour disputes. We always advise keeping very detailed records of the hours and days you worked, your job duties and any other facts that could be pertinent to your wage and hour claim.We Will Fight For Your Rightfully Earned Wages
We handle all kinds of employment claims, including those that involve:
- Employees required to work off the clock for no pay
- Employers failing to give employees appropriate breaks - this includes meal breaks.
- Employers making employees work while off the clock during required breaks.
- Employers refusing to pay employees who have been terminated their earned vacation time, wages and other benefits.
- Employers failing to pay all employees at least minimum wage.
- All other violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Our Fort Lauderdale Wage & Hour Dispute Lawyers at Whittel & Melton know that you work hard for every dollar you make. We don’t think you should ever be denied any rightfully earned wage. If you think you have been illegally denied your lawful wages by your employer, we can meet with you and review the facts of your case for free. We never charge you anything unless we recover financial compensation on your behalf.
You might be surprised to learn that your employer not only owes you back wages, but they may also be required to pay your attorney's fees.Contact Our Firm Today
Employment law cases, specifically those dealing with unpaid wages and overtime, must be dealt with immediately or you could lose your right to file a claim against your employer. In order to recover the full amount of money owed to you, you need to act fast and contact a Broward County Unpaid Wage & Overtime Lawyer at Whittel & Melton at 561-367-8777.
Our attorneys have handled numerous cases involving unpaid wages and we are happy to help employees collect unpaid wages and overtime. In addition to Fort Lauderdale, we service Hollywood, Pompano Beach, Coral Springs, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Davie, Weston, Deerfield Beach, Davie, Dania Beach, Miramar, Margate, Cooper City, Parkland, Wilton Manors, North Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes and Lighthouse Point.
Call us today at 561-367-8777 or contact us online for a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you recover all unpaid wages.