Under Oregon wage and hour law, where an employer has agreed to pay vacation pay and the vacation pay is not paid, the employee has a vacation pay wage claim. Depending upon the facts of the specific vacation pay wage claim case, the employer could be liable for the unpaid vacation pay. In addition, the employee may be due penalty wages for the employer’s failure to pay all vacation pay wages at termination. Penalty wages are calculated my multiplying the regular hourly rate by 8 hours per day for a maximum of 30 days. Our Oregon wage claim attorneys regularly prosecute Oregon wage claims for unpaid vacation pay wages and late pay penalty wages.
Under Oregon wage and hour law, where an employer has agreed to pay paid time off (PTO), and refuses to pay the paid time off (PTO),the employee has a paid time off (PTO) wage claim. Depending upon the facts of the specific paid time off (PTO) wage claim case, the employer could be liable for the unpaid paid time off (PTO) wages.
In addition to the unpaid vacation or PTO wages, if your employment has ended, you may be entitled to penalty wages for your Oregon employer’s failure to pay all wages when due at termination (quit or fired). Late Pay Page. The penalty wages are calculated through the following formula: (hourly rate * 8 hours per day * 30 days maximum). At the hourly rate of $15.00, the maximum amount of penalty wages for the failure to pay vacation or PTO wages would be $3,600.
The Oregon wage claim attorneys (lawyers) at Schuck Law, LLC focus their law practice on wage claim lawsuits. Our lawyers (attorneys) regularly prosecute vacation pay, or PTO, wage claim, and late pay lawsuits for employees throughout Oregon. In addition to the claims for damages outlined above, an employee may also sue to recover their costs, disbursements, and lawyer (attorney) fees incurred in prosecution of the wage claim lawsuit. This allows the lawyers (attorneys) at Schuck Law, to take most wage claim lawsuits on a contingency fee basis. This means, with minor exceptions that are within your control, that our attorneys only get paid their lawyer (attorney) fees if they recover vacation wages for you.
The Oregon wage claim attorneys (lawyers) at Schuck Law, LLC prosecute Oregon vacation (PTO) wage claims throughout Oregon, including but not limited to, Portland, Astoria, Beaverton, Portland, Bend, Clackamas, Portland, Coos Bay, Grants Pass, Hillsboro, Portland, Hood River, Klamath Falls, Portland, Lincoln City, Oregon City, Portland, Madras, McMinnville, Medford, Portland, Sandy, St. Helens, and Tillamook.
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