Wage & Hour Attorneys in Fort Lauderdale
Assisting Clients in Florida, Colorado & Illinois with Complex Wage & Hour Issues
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, workers in the United States, including those in Florida, have the right to receive a minimum living wage. The act also offers protections to workers in regards to the number of hours worked per day and per week. Additionally, nonexempt employees are entitled to receive overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week and Florida labor laws entitle all workers to breaks throughout the workday.
Unfortunately, employers do not always abide by FLSA regulations. If you believe your wage or hour rights have been violated, you can take legal action to recover lost pay and hold your employer accountable. At USA Employment Lawyers, we can help you navigate the complex legal process of filing a wage claim and evaluate whether bringing a class action lawsuit makes sense for your case. Our wage and hour law firm can help you understand your rights and will work to protect them.
Have Your Wage & Hour Rights Been Violated?
As an employee in the state of Florida, it is important that you understand your workers' rights. The FLSA grants all employees the right to receive the highest applicable minimum wage, whether that be the standard set forth by the federal government, the state, or local labor laws.
Under Florida wage and hour laws, all workers are entitled to receive the state minimum wage of $8.56 an hour, as this is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Nonexempt employees are also entitled to receive one and a half times their regular pay (“time and a half”) when they work more than 40 hours in a week.
Wage and hour laws vary somewhat from state to state; our attorneys can help you understand your rights and whether they have been violated.
Our firm in Fort Lauderdale handles all types of wage and hour cases, including those involving:
No matter how complex your case may be, we are prepared to help. Our team conducts thorough research and investigation in order to better prepare your wage and hour case for the possibility of going to trial.
Contact USA Employment Lawyers
Our firm works to protect your employee wage and hour rights, whether you are located in Florida, Colorado, or Illinois. If your employer failed to grant you meal breaks, overtime pay, or did not pay you the minimum wage, we can help. Our Fort Lauderdale wage and hour lawyers have extensive experience handling these types of cases. We are prepared to aggressively advocate for you and your rights.