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Wondering If You Have A Wage And Hour Claim?

As an employee, you deserve fair and legal treatment when it comes to your working hours and wages. You deserve reasonable working conditions and fair pay. There are many laws at the federal, state and local levels that impact working conditions and pay rates for employees. If your employer is not complying with those laws, you may have a legal claim.

Wages and hour cases can be complicated. At the Law Offices of Yale Pollack, P.C., I have the experience it takes to navigate these cases. I’m attorney Yale Pollack. For more than 15 years, I have helped employees enforce their rights to fair treatment and fair pay. I can evaluate your situation and determine whether you have a claim for compensation.

Types Of Wage And Hour Issues

One major law – the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – sets minimum requirements that employers must meet nationwide when it comes to minimum wage, overtime, child labor and other aspects of employment. Workers in New York City are also protected by state and local laws.

I understand all the nuances of these employment laws, and I can use that knowledge to help you navigate issues such as:

  • Minimum wage
  • Overtime pay
  • Meal breaks
  • Working hours
  • Employee misclassification

Chances are, if your rights are being violated, your co-workers are also experiencing the same illegal treatment. Speaking up can help everyone in your situation pursue a just outcome.

How I Can Help With Your Wage And Hour Claim

First, I can provide guidance on whether your employer is violating your rights. If so, there may be multiple avenues for enforcing your rights. Because I have also represented employers, I understand how to pinpoint which avenues are mostly likely to succeed in resolving the issue with minimal stress and headaches. I can often work toward a favorable resolution outside of court to get you the compensation and fair treatment you deserve. If it becomes necessary to go to court, you can rest assured that I have the extensive trial skills necessary for presenting a strong case.

Let’s Talk About Your Employment Rights

You can turn to me for guidance on any aspect of employment law. I offer free initial consultations. You can reach me online or by phone at 516-774-1015. From my office in Long Island, I serve as an employment lawyer for workers across New York City.