When a worker isn't paid according to the law, the employer can get into a lot of trouble. One way that employers may violate the law is through wage theft.
A former employee of Berkeley Bowl has filed a class-action lawsuit against the grocer. The lawsuit claims that the grocery chain did not provide overtime pay appropriately to its workers.
Wage and hour violations are harmful to workers and should not happen in any workplace in the United States. Unfortunately, even companies with the money to pay correctly don't always do so.
Has your boss ever asked you to do some work without pay? Did you feel like you had no choice, worrying that you would lose your job if you didn't do it?
Wage and hour violations occur quite often at companies all over California. Even though there are laws in place that protect employees from being treated unfairly when it comes to their pay, companies still take risks and withhold overtime pay and other types of compensation owed to employees. Let's take a look at how you can file a wage and hour violation complaint.
For certain workers, such as restaurant workers, the tips received from customers may make up a significant portion of the overall income they get from their job. Among the thing such employees may be concerned about is whether their employer is treating them fairly when it comes to their tips. So, it can be important for workers who regularly receive tips to understand their rights.