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Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren Keeps Employers In Line
The Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren is sending a strong message to California employers. Any employer who takes advantage of its employees will be exposed to significant liability, and the payment of damages to each aggrieved employee.
Steven D. Waisbren has been a licensed attorney in California for 26 years, and has devoted his practice throughout that time to serving his clients in a zealous and competent manner. While Mr. Waisbren is well-versed in numerous areas of law, it is his foray into the California wage and hour arena which he finds most satisfying.
With the economy on a persistent downturn, and the business community feeling the impact, employees are increasingly denied proper compensation for the work they perform. This either arises because employers mistakenly believe that their employees are not entitled to compensation guaranteed by the California Labor Code, or they mislead their employees with respect to such entitlement.
Unfortunately, most employees are unaware that they were, or are, entitled to additional compensation under California law until either well into their employment, or until after their employment has ended. California provides employees with considerable remedies, and subjects employers to substantial liability for violating state law. Denial of proper compensation gives rise to possible legal action against the employer, and potential damages include unpaid overtime wages (including wages for denied meal and rest breaks), unpaid minimum wages, interest, penalties, and attorney's fees. The potential recovery by an employee who was denied proper wages can be substantial, and the Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren wants to drive that point home with California employers.
Many workers do not have a full understanding of their rights to compensation, thereby giving employers the opportunity to take advantage. For example, while the concept of minimum wage is generally understood, most employees assume that if they are a manager or supervisor, they are "exempt" employees not entitled to overtime compensation. Oftentimes, this is not true. In fact, the employee's job title is irrelevant. A "manager" may still be entitled to overtime compensation, as well as other damages, against an employer, regardless of the specific job classification, job description, job title, designation as an independent contractor, manner of payment (salary vs. hourly), or contrary information provided by the employer.
The Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren is devoted to correcting these wrongs committed upon California employees, and working tirelessly to ensure that employees' rights and interests are protected.
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About The Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren:
The Law Offices of Steven D. Waisbren is a law firm devoted to the protection of employees in California, with an emphasis on recovering unpaid wages, including overtime wages, denied meal and rest breaks, and wages below the statutory minimum.