Being paid a fair wage for the time you spend at work is essential to protect your financial stability. In some cases, however, employers fail to adhere to the standards set forth in state and federal laws. Failing to pay overtime is one of the most common infractions committed by employers in the state of Florida. At the Law Office of Ricardo Morales, PLC, we can provide you with the right Miami overtime cases lawyer to resolve your disputes with your employer and to ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled under the law.
Employers in the state of Florida are required to pay minimum wage, which is $8.46 per hour for 2019. This figure is adjusted each year and represents the lowest hourly wage for most jobs within the state. Federal law also requires that workers who exceed 40 hours of labor during a given workweek be paid overtime, which is generally paid at one and one-half times your regular rate. While some employees are exempt from these rules, those who are paid an hourly wage are usually covered under these federal regulations.
Enlisting the help of a Miami overtime attorney can help you recover damages from your employer for failure to pay overtime for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. The Law Office of Ricardo Morales may be able to help you recover the following types of damages:
We will work with you to determine the most effective approach and to document your claim to ensure the best chance of collecting these damages in or out of court. This can help you to obtain the compensation to which you are legally entitled in the state of Florida.
Overtime cases can be brought both in state and federal court. The attorneys at the Law Office of Ricardo Morales are licensed and have experience to handle your overtime case in either state or federal court.
If you need the help of a qualified Miami overtime attorney, contact the Law Office of Ricardo Morales today at 305-262-0875. We look forward to the opportunity to represent your case.