Oregon Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour law sets time deadlines for payment of wages when the employment relationship ends. If an employer/boss willfully fails to timely pay all final wages, the employee may be able to recover up to 30 days of penalty wages in addition to the unpaid wages by having our Oregon wage claim attorneys file a wage claim lawsuit in Oregon…More
Oregon Minimum Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour minimum wage law generally requires an employer or boss to pay a minimum hourly rate to all employees. If an employer fails to pay an employee all minimum wages, the employee may be able to recover up to 30 days of wages in addition to the unpaid wages by having our Oregon wage claim attorneys file a minimum wage claim lawsuit.
Oregon employees may also be covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA for short. The FLSA is federal wage and hour law that governs payment of the minimum wage and payments for overtime. In addition to recovering the minimum wages or overtime wages, the employee could recover double that amount by filing a wage claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In addition, your boss could be liable separately from the employer, if he/she causes the employer to fail to pay minimum wages or overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The liquidated damages and wages are damages that our Oregon wage claim attorneys can recover by filing a wage claim lawsuit for you…More
Oregon Overtime Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour overtime laws generally require an employer/boss to pay non-exempt employees 1 1/2 times their regular hourly rate (called overtime rate) for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Oregon wage and hour overtime law also may require certain employees who work in factories to be paid overtime wages when they work more than 10 hours in a day. In addition to recovering the unpaid overtime wages, an employee could recover up to 30 days of wages as a civil overtime penalty by having our Oregon overtime wage claim attorneys file an overtime wage claim lawsuit…More
Oregon Wrongful Deduction Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour deduction laws limit what can be deducted from an employee’s wages. Examples of deductions from wages generally allowed are: taxes, garnishments, other deductions for the employee’s benefit which were authorized in writing by the employee. (Such as health and life insurance). If your employer deducts anything other than what was listed, you may have an unlawful deduction wage claim. Our Oregon wage claim attorneys regularly file unlawful deduction wage claim lawsuits to recover damages where your employer/boss unlawfully deducts money from the employee’s paycheck/wages…More
Oregon Vacation Pay or Paid Time Off Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour law treats vacation pay or paid time off (also referred to as “PTO” wages) the same as other wages. Whether Oregon wage and hour laws require vacation wages to the employee is a fact specific inquiry. If you are due vacation, and were not paid, you can have our Oregon wage and hour attorneys file a wage claim lawsuit. Penalties and/or penalty wages, depending upon the situation, may apply. Our Oregon wage and hour attorneys may recover unpaid vacation/PTO and penalties through filing an Oregon wage claim lawsuit…More.
Oregon Pre-Employment Training Time and Pre-Employment Training Wage Wage Claim
Oregon wage and hour law determines whether attendence to training is considered work time or whether training is compesible wages. OAR 839-020-0044 Some companies attempt to circumvent this rule by providing extensive unpaid pre-employment training to the employee. The employee is required to attend the pre-employment training before being hired to learn company policies, practices, and other industry information. This unpaid pre-employment trainign is very common in the truck driving and bus driving industries. The pre-employment training may be short and take just a day, or the pre-employment training may take weeks. Likely, this time must be compensated at no less than minimum wage. More In addition to recovering the unpaid minimum wages, an employee could recover up to 30 days of wages as a civil penalty by having our Oregon wage claim attorneys file a minimum wage claim lawsuit…More
Our Oregon wage claim attorneys (lawyers) prosecute wage claims throughout Oregon, including but not limited to, Portland, Astoria, Beaverton, Portland, Bend, Clackamas, Coos Bay, Grants Pass, Hillsboro, Portland, Hood River, Klamath Falls, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, Portland, Madras, McMinnville, Medford, Milwaukie, Portland, Newberg, Oregon City, Portland, Sandy, St. Helens, Portland, Tillamook, and West Linn.
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