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Many workers, unfortunately, are exploited by their employees and not paid or treated right or a number of other issues. At James Hawkins, APLC, we’re here to protect you as an employee and a human so that you are illegally overworked and/or underpaid by your employer. With the help of our expert labor law attorneys, you can rest assured that any employment issues you may have can be solved. When it comes time to needing legal assistance and representation for a labor or employment law case, rely on the expert lawyers at James Hawkins, APLC in Irvine. Contact our team today for a free consultation on your case.

Minimum Wage Laws

Do you feel that your employer may not be providing you with the correct minimum wage? There are laws in place for minimum wage for a reason. In fact, while there is a national minimum wage, there are also different laws for each state to abide by. This can make minimum wage a little tricky, especially now that many jobs are going remote. Either way, your employer must be paying you at least the current minimum wage at the state level. Contact us to learn more about minimum wage laws.

Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

Oddly, our national minimum wage laws still indicate that there be a lower minimum wage for workers who are tipped on the job. These workers, such as waiters, bartenders, and baristas, are being compensated for their time and labor in tips as well as a minimum wage. While on slower days, this can mean that a tipped worker makes less than the federal minimum wage for a non-tipped worker, busier days could net that same worker a much higher pay than minimum wage for non-tipped workers alone. It’s a very fine and tricky line, and many people question why these types of labor laws still exist — and we’re here to help you through it all, answering any questions you may have. Contact James Hawkins, APLC today if you’re a tipped worker who may not be receiving your full, legal pay compensation.

The team at James Hawkins, APLC are here to assist anyone who may be facing minimum wage or other employment and labor law issues in and around the Irvine area. If you don’t think that your employer is providing you with the correct minimum wage, contact our team of attorneys today. We’ll work hard to ensure that you are properly protected as an employee and a human being and that your labor is not exploited. Get in touch with our law offices today.