Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Overtime Lawyers Ft Lauderdale
The working people of Ft Lauderdale deserve a fair wage and to be paid according to their employment agreement and federal and Florida state wage laws.
Employers may withhold wages or refuse to pay overtime. It can be extremely difficult to push the point on your own especially when you fear you will be fired. When you need a legal team on your side, the wage and hour claim lawyers of Free Legal Shield can help. If you work more than forty hours per week, you must receive time-and-a-half of your wages. However, there are many positions and employers that are not covered by overtime requirements, and just because you receive a salary does not automtically prevent you from receiving overtime pay. If you even think that you are owed overtime pay, you need to consult with an experienced wage and hour claim lawyer to see whether or not you are owed overtime. Remeber, every day that goes by could be a day of overtime pay that you lose. I am sure you could use the extra income.
The wage and hour claim lawyers of Free Legal Shield will go to bat for you to obtain the recovery of liquidated or double damages. The law mandates these penalties be paid by companies for willful or intentional violation of the wage and hour claim laws.
Free Legal Shield means just that. We handle a wide range of wage disputes, including claims for on a contingency basis which means no out of pocket cost to you.
We can help with witholding of:
- Overtime pay
- Vacation pay
- Paid time off
- Travel time
- Compensatory (comp) time
- Payroll deductions
Free Legal Shield Lawyers represent employees who have suffered retaliation for asserting their rights under state and federal wage laws.