NOT BEING PAID FOR THE HOURS YOU WORK?
Contact an Unpaid Wages Attorney in Florida today!
An experienced unpaid wages attorney has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to stand up to managers and business owners that do not pay their employees what they are lawfully owed.
Your attorney can file a claim for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and similar legislation that protects workers across the state and throughout the U.S.. These violations are taken very seriously by the U.S. Department of Labor and the State of Florida and can include severe penalties for employers.
Not being paid for your wages can come in many forms. Here are just some examples:
- Unpaid bonuses and commissions
- Back pay
- Earned vacation time
- Unpaid final checks
- Paying less than the current minimum wage ($8.65 per hour; $5.63 per hour for tipped employees – Florida January 1,2021)
- Unpaid tips
If you are owed for unpaid wages in Florida, an attorney can help you recover what you’re entitled to, such as:
- Back wages, unpaid vacation time, bonuses, commissions, and tips
- Overtime – 1 ½ times regular pay past 40 hours worked per week (including some salaried positions)
- Liquidated damages which double the amount you are owed (a penalty for employers who violate employment laws such as the FLSA). Example: If you are owed $5,000, the liquidated damages would bring the total you are owed to $10,000.
Are you owed unpaid wages? Contact a Florida unpaid wages lawyer at Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. today. We offer a free, confidential consultation and, should you have a case, we don’t get paid unless you win.
WHAT ARE THE STATUTES OF LIMITATION FOR WAGE AND HOUR DISPUTES IN FLORIDA?
Missing wages or fighting for fair pay? Wage and hour disputes are common legal issues employees in Florida and across the country face, which is why it is important to hire an employment law attorney if you are not receiving the pay to which you are entitled. A lawyer will advocate for your rights under applicable wage and hour laws to help you get your missing wages and fair pay.
If you are an employee who is not being paid the wages you are owed, our law firm has the experience to represent you. At Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., our employment law attorneys understand the importance of thorough representation with wage and hour disputes. We have extensive legal experience advocating for employees in multiple areas of employee rights and have a deep appreciation for the complex and difficult nature of wage and hour disputes.
Based in Tampa, Florida, our law firm has earned a reputation for dedicated client service since its founding in 1994. We counsel clients in cases involving unpaid wages, unpaid commission, unpaid salary, and other forms of wage theft, including cases involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
What to Expect Once You File a Claim?
Once an unpaid wages dispute is filed, your lawyer will begin negotiations with the employer who violated wage and hour laws. We aggressively defend your right to proper compensation and do not hesitate to go to court if needed. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is the federal government department that administers wage and hour laws, ensuring that employers are appropriately paid for the hours they have worked. These laws are enforced regardless of immigration status. We provide legal counsel to employees in many industries and job types across Florida and are dedicated to employee rights.
Schedule a Free Consultation with An Unpaid Wages Lawyer
The typical remedies in wage and hour disputes include payment of unpaid wages, unpaid commissions, or similar compensation duly owed. Depending on the case, an employee may also be able to receive liquidated damages equal to the amount of unpaid wages and compensation for attorney’s fees and costs incurred in pursuing these claims. An experienced employment law attorney will fight hard for your rights and advocate for the best outcome possible.
Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. is on the employee’s side in wage and hour disputes. Employers will have their legal counsel, and you deserve to have appropriate representation by an employment law attorney to get the compensation you have rightfully earned.
Contact our office today to schedule a free, confidential consultation.