Lost Wages & Overtime

Lost Wages & Overtime Claims

Florida state and federal laws protect the rights of workers. As an employee in the state of Florida, you have the right to be paid for every hour you work, receive overtime pay at the appropriate rate, and earn no less than the minimum wage for your labor. Unfortunately, not all employers adhere to labor laws, and you may be losing a significant portion of your paycheck to an unscrupulous employer. Such losses can have a significant impact on you and your family, but with help from our firm, you may be able to make a recovery.

You may have a valid claim if your employer:

  1. Owes you wages for work you did.
  2. Unfairly prevented you from receiving minimum wages.
  3. Has failed to pay you for overtime.

Our experience in the area of lost wage and overtime claims allows us to effectively seek maximum recoveries for our clients who have been harmed by unscrupulous employment practices. In certain cases your attorney’s fees and costs may even be covered by your employer as a result of seeking damages. If you are considering legal action in response to lost wages, we are here to guide you through the process, and provide aggressive representation on your behalf. If you believe your employer owes you wages, contact us now and begin your claim today.

Know Your Rights

Based on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and current Florida state law, your rights in the workplace include:

  1. Most workers must be paid a minimum wage of $8.10 per hour, effective January 1, 2017.
  2. Overtime pay is one and one-half times your regular rate of pay after 40 hours of work in a workweek.
  3. The minimum cash wage for Florida tipped employees is $5.08 in addition to tips, effective January 1, 2017.
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