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Wage and Hour Violations

Everyone deserves to be paid fairly and on time. Unfortunately, some employers disregard Washington state employment laws and don’t pay their employees what they are owed, resulting in wage and hour violations. Emery | Reddy, PLLC is here to help you recover the wages to which you are legally entitled.

Common Types of Wage and Hour Violations

  • Unpaid wages, or wage theft
  • Failure to pay for off-the-clock work or overtime
  • Improper payroll deductions
  • Wage and compensation disputes
  • Misclassification of employees as independent contractors to avoid paying overtime and other benefits

The laws for hourly wages, overtime, and other related areas include both state and federal regulations, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Washington Minimum Wage Act, the Washington Wage Payment Act, and dozens of other statutes and regulations. Thanks to these laws, Washington State ensures greater wage and hour protections than what is granted to workers under federal law. If it is found that your employer willfully withheld wages, you may be entitled to double the amount withheld.

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Do I Need to Hire a Wage and Hour Violation Attorney?

If you have tried to work things out with your employer and nothing has been done, then it’s time to consult with an experienced Seattle Wage and Hour attorney. Employment Law is complicated and can be overwhelming for anyone not familiar with it. Trying to hold a company accountable for bad business practices requires a skilled attorney to navigate the different laws and tactics an employer may use.

Emery | Reddy has decades of experience in Employment Law and an unmatched record of helping Washington state workers get the justice they deserve in labor violations. Call for a Free Case Review to speak to an experienced Intake Specialist and learn more about your rights.

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A document review is a comprehensive consultation and analysis of your document’s legal language, context, and impact on your worker’s rights as an employee of Washington state.

Employment Law violations are all too common and can leave you feeling ashamed, confused, angry, anxious, and afraid. Find out the answers to your Employment Law questions today.

Washington state law protects all people from discriminatory and unfair practices in the workplace.

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Meet the Team

The Wage and Hour Attorneys at Emery | Reddy, PLLC are passionate about helping workers with Employment Law issues and L&I claims. We Help Workers®. It’s our motto and what drives us every day.

We know how companies think, and we understand the tactics they use. Our Employment Law Attorneys use that knowledge coupled with over three decades of experience to help our clients get access to the benefits to which they are legally entitled and hold employers accountable when they break the law.

If you’re struggling with an employment issueinjury, or L&I claim, call us for a Free Case Review with an experienced Intake Specialist to learn more about how Emery | Reddy may be able help you today.

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