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Minimum Wage Claim

Far too often employers take advantage of their workforce. If your hours were cut unfairly due to discrimination or you are being denied your rightful commission/wage, you have come to the right place. Held & Hines is proud of our long tradition of putting workers first. We are devoted to recovering the wages you are owed and obtaining any losses that your employer has caused. An experienced attorney from our firm is available for a free initial consultation today. Our contingency fee retainer ensures that you will never pay out-of-pocket; that is, you do not have to pay any legal fees unless you win or recover compensation. Don’t wait – there are statutes of limitations (time restrictions) for these types of legal matters. Contact Held & Hines today.

Several situations may contribute to an employee’s minimum wage claim. Whether you have been unfairly compensated, denied overtime pay, or suffered a similar wage-related injustice, our capable attorneys are here to help. We understand that the added stress of these claims, coupled with potential financial hardship, can be cumbersome. That is why, as your representatives, Held & Hines will handle all facets of your case, from A to Z, allowing you the freedom to focus on your commitments. It is vital that you disclose any and all employment related injustices so that our experienced attorneys can assist you, including (but not limited to):

  • Being forced to work through your meal or rest periods
  • Compensation, commission, gratuities, or other earnings withheld
  • Forced to report incorrect hours
  • Forced to work overtime without receiving overtime pay
  • Misclassification of employment status resulting in insufficient pay
  • Payment for vacation time, sick time, or other leaves withheld
  • Payment withheld for work done off-the-clock
  • Wrongful termination

It is illegal for employers to retaliate against workers for filing minimum wage lawsuits. Examples of such retaliation include firing or demoting their workers, reducing hours, assigning undesirable shifts, cutting job duties, and purposefully giving false performance reviews.

When the United States Congress proposed the Wage Theft Prevention and Recovery Act, they found that workers lose an aggregate $8.6 billion annually from wage theft. This is not just bad for employees; it impacts social service funds and tax revenues and harms the economy as a whole. We believe in holding employers accountable and fighting for workers’ rights. Our experienced attorneys at Held & Hines will evaluate your case, gather evidence to strengthen and support your claim, and explore every legal avenue to ensure that the maximum amount of compensation is achieved. We take our clients’ physical, emotional, and financial well-being extremely seriously, and we will work tirelessly for you and your loved ones.

Don’t wait – contact Held and Hines today for your free, confidential consultation.

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