Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint P.C. represents employees in all aspects of employment law. When employees are treated unfairly at work, it can have a huge negative impact on employees and their ability to provide for their families. Believing that fairness in the workplace is critical, Employment Practice Group attorneys take seriously the importance of advancing employee rights.
The Employment Practice Group attorneys have litigated numerous employment law cases on behalf of individual employees in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, class, and collective actions. Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint PC has the lawyers and resources to take on employers of any size and has an established record of getting employees the results they deserve.
Employment Practice Group attorneys have extensive experience litigating cases to recover back wages for unpaid overtime and minimum wage on behalf of employees. Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint PC has pursued legal action to recover back wages for numerous employees, including:
- Employees improperly classified as independent contractors and denied minimum wage and overtime;
- Salaried employees who are entitled to overtime and minimum wage based on their job duties;
- Employees who perform job duties off-the-clock without compensation;
- Employees with improper deductions from their wages;
- Employees whose commission or bonus should have been calculated into their overtime rate; and
- Employees improperly classified as exempt from overtime.
Most employees in the United States are entitled to overtime and minimum wage, including many who are paid a salary. Unfortunately, many employees often do not recognize that they are not receiving all the wages they have earned. Employees who would like more information about their right to overtime and minimum wage, including learning more about common violations by employers, should click here for more information.
In addition to wage and hour matters, the Employment Practice Group represents clients in a wide variety of employment-related claims before state and federal agencies and courts. Employment Practice Group attorneys also negotiate employment contracts and counsel employees about their legal rights and obligations. Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint PC has considerable experience with background checks, wrongful discharge, equal pay, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and related claims.
The Employment Practice Group will discuss an employee’s situation by telephone confidentially and at no cost.
The Employment Practice Group also counsels employers about litigation and by auditing and revising compensation practices, employment applications, employee handbooks, and other documents and workplace procedures in an effort to reduce potential liability.