Wage and hour law in California is the area of employment law that governs how employees are paid and ensures that employers are following the California Labor Code. Under the California Labor Code, eligible employees are entitled to mandatory rest and meal breaks, and employers face penalties if they fail to provide these mandatory breaks.
Wage and hour law in California also encompasses issues surrounding overtime pay. There are complex laws governing what types of employees are entitled to receive overtime pay when they work over a certain amount of daily or weekly hours. At the Broderick Saleen, we help employees analyze if they are entitled to overtime pay, and prosecute employers who violate California overtime laws.
In addition, the wage and hour law in California prohibits retaliation against employees for making wage and hour complaints. If you have been retaliated against by your employer because of a wage and hour complaint, please contact us right away so that we can help you fight back against your employer.