Chicago Area, West Suburban Lawyer for Wage and Hour Claims
In today’s economy, wage and hour issues matter greatly to employers and employees alike. Failure to properly classify employees for purposes of overtime eligibility and to properly pay all non-exempt employees for all hours worked, whether at their regular rates of pay or the applicable overtime rate, often results in class action litigation.
We understand that most employers want to do the right thing but also cannot afford to squander resources. Workers feel squeezed from all sides and need to protect their sources of income carefully.
• An employer may ask our lawyers, “How can we protect our business from lawsuits involving wage and hour claims?”
• An employee, on the other hand, may request our advice on how to approach a boss about denied meal breaks — and whether to take legal action when an employer is requiring him or her to work “off the clock” in violation of the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA) or the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
An Employment Law Firm Dedicated to The Protection of Employment Rights
It is particularly important for Illinois employers and employees to consult with an attorney versed not only in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), but with the Illinois wage and hour laws to determine the full scope of potential liability or recovery. In these types of situations, our in-depth experience and knowledge of wage and hour laws are invaluable assets. Our experience with wage and overtime class actions is extensive, and we have provided effective representation for cases, including.
Contact a Chicago Area Attorney for Wage and Hour Claims
Contact us for information on how our attorneys can address your concerns and prevent or resolve disputes in this area of employment law. We are ready to serve as your Cook County attorney for overtime claims.