Defense Of Wage and Hour Class Action Claims
As the most populous state in the United States, it is no secret that California is also one of the most employee-friendly states in the nation. Small and medium-sized businesses are subject to constant updates in the federal and state employment and labor statutes, regulations and case law imposing ever changing requirements.
Business owners can face employee lawsuits for a variety of practices, such as for:
- Not paying the minimum wage
- Not paying for all hours worked
- Not providing adequate pay stubs
- Misclassification of independent contractors
- Not paying accurate overtime wages
- Not providing employees with rest and meal breaks
This is not an exhaustive list.
If your business is facing a class action claim for a wage and hour law violation, speak to an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Joseph R. Ashby is a highly skilled trial attorney in Los Angeles with significant experience defending class actions. He provides clients prompt and careful attention to the details of their cases.
Highly Skilled Class Action Litigator
When a lawsuit threatens the stability of your business with a lawsuit, it is essential to take the matter seriously. Even if you believe your business practice aligns with wage and hour laws and regulations the process of navigating a lawsuit requires careful consideration. At Ashby Law Firm P.C., Joseph is a highly skilled trial lawyer who will help you understand how best to proceed to protect not only your business but also your business’s valuable reputation.
Employee grievances are not always well-founded or legitimate. Each stage of a wage and hour lawsuit can provide opportunities and challenges. Insight into the options your business has to respond to the lawsuit can enable you to determine the approach the works best for your business, ranging from defending the case on the merits, seeking to negotiate a satisfactory settlement, or something in between.