California Minimum Wage 2011

If you are working in California, you will be delighted to know that state actually offers the highest minimum wage rates in the country. California Minimum Wage 2011 is currently set at $8.00 Per Hour which was last raised in 2008. Unlike in other U.S. States, tipped workers in California are also guaranteed of the [...]

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Can I Sue My Employer If I Am Paid Less Than Minimum Wage?

Yes. Generally, employees who are paid less than the California Minimum Wage are entitled to file claims for back pay or unpaid wages. However, the employee must prove in court or the California Labor Commission the employer’s willful violation of the California Labor Code. The current California Minimum Wage is $8.00 per hour. Unless exempted [...]

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California Labor Code Section 1194.2 “Liquidated Damages” When Paid Less Than Minimum Wage

Under the California Labor Code, employees covered by the wage and hour laws may be entitled to receive liquidated damages for employer’s failure, underpayment or nonpayment of wages and benefits. With the help of a California Wage Law Attorney, the aggrieved employee can claim unpaid back pay, wages or overtime pay. What are Liquidated Damages? [...]

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What is the California Minimum Wage Law All About?

Both the federal and state labor laws set a minimum wage. Generally, all employees working in California are entitled to receive hourly rate not less than the prescribed minimum wage. Over the past years, California minimum wage has constantly been greater than the federally-mandated minimum wage. Except for some cities and business areas where a [...]

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