The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has established numerous federal labor laws and regulations that are purposed to ensure fair labor practices are upheld in workplaces across the United States. Among these are the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which regulates minimum wage, hours worked, overtime, recordkeeping, and child labor.
Wage and Hour Defense
Many employment disputes are a result of wage and hour complaints. This is why our attorneys provide counsel and defense to employers against all types of state and federal wage and hour disputes and guides them through the entire process from the initial complaint to providing representation in lawsuits. We provide defense against allegations of:
- Unpaid Wages
- Unpaid Commissions
- Unpaid Bonuses
- Minimum Wage claims
- Overtime claims
Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Work-related incidents are inevitable. Unfortunately, some employees may choose to take advantage of the incident by defrauding their employers through a fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claim. If you feel that an employee has filed a fraudulent injury claim, has exaggerated their injury to obtain more benefits, or is collecting disability benefits while working when they should not be, don’t hesitate to contact one of our workers’ compensation defense in attorneys in Tampa.
Employers can prevent wage and hour claims by ensuring the are properly calculating wages, ensuring employees cease working during meals and rest breaks, and complying with state and federal minimum wage regulations. Employers should also keep accurate records and communicate wage and hour expectations with employees from the onset of employment.
Hour and Wage Defense
Like employees, employers need legal representation when facing hour and wage claims of unpaid wages, workers’ compensation claims, and other pay discrepancies. You need aggressive attorneys on your side to contest claims, avoid litigation, and limit the damaging effects of wage and hour claims. Don’t hesitate to contact us for sound legal advice for your case.
If you would like to speak with one of our wage and hour defense attorneys, please contact us at 813.579.3278, or submit our contact request form.