Unpaid Overtime Attorney

Unpaid Overtime Attorney in Los Angeles, California

 

If you believe that you have been unfairly treated by your employer in regards to unpaid overtime, a refusal to pay minimum wage, unpaid wages for overtime pay, or wrongful termination due to requesting fulfillment of an unpaid wage, you should seek a Los Angeles employment attorney.

Colby Law Firm is here to help you through this difficult time. You’ll need the right law firm with a vast knowledge of employment law and hour laws to help you address any wage theft you have been subjected to.

Our seasoned law practitioners are well versed in all aspects of employment law, including overtime wage, overtime pay, California wage law, overtime law, overtime compensation, and California labor law. We’ll dedicate our time to pouring over your employment contract, whether you’re an independent contractor, part-time, or full-time employee.

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Overtime

Federal law requires employers to pay nonexempt employees an overtime rate of at least one-and-one-half times their regular hourly wage for each hour worked in excess of 40 during a workweek. 29 U.S.C. § 207. California law protects nonexempt employees to a greater degree than federal law. Labor Code § 510.

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California’s overtime law requires employers to pay nonexempt employees one-and-a-half times their regular hourly rate of pay for: All hours worked in excess of 8 in a single workday, All hours worked in excess of 40 in a single workweek, and The first 8 hours worked on the seventh consecutive day of work in the workweek. Labor Code §§ 510 (a), 511, 514, 515.

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California employers must pay non-exempt employees twice their regular hourly rate of pay for: All hours worked in excess of 12 in a single workday, and All hours worked in excess of 8 on the seventh consecutive day of work in the workweek. Labor Code § 510 (a).

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Employees who have been deprived of overtime pay because of a misclassification can seek back-pay for the unpaid overtime wages the employee earned. Labor Code §§ 204, 1194 (a). The employer may be obligated to pay the legal costs and attorney fees that the employee incurred while pursuing their overtime wages. Labor Code § 1194 (a). There may be a penalty of $100 or $200 per pay period in which California’s overtime laws were violated. Labor Code §§ 204, 210, 225.5. The penalty is normally payable to the State of California, but there are some situations in which the employee can recover up to 25% of it. Labor Code §§ 210, 225.5; Labor Code §§ 2698–2699.5.

Paid sick leave must be paid at the “regular rate of pay,” meaning that bonuses, commissions, and other non-hourly payment must be included. Labor Code §§ 201, 202, 204, 233, 246.

Regular Rate of Pay

Overtime rates are based on the employee’s regular rate of pay. Labor Code § 510 (a). Computing an employee’s regular rate depends on how the employee is compensated. If an employee is paid by the hour and receives no other compensation, the hourly rate of pay is the employee’s regular rate. Huntington Memorial Hospital v. Superior Court, 131 Cal.App.4th 893, 905 (2005).

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Regular Rate

 

The regular rate must be based on wages and most other forms of compensation an employee earns for work performed during the workweek, excluding overtime. Walling v. Youngerman-Reynolds Hardwood Co., 325 U.S. 419, 424 (1945); Huntington Memorial Hospital v. Superior Court, 131 Cal.App.4th 893, 903–904 (2005); 29 U.S.C. § 207(e). This means that commissions, bonus payments, and any other types of payment outside of hour pay must be included in the regular rate of pay. Only certain payments – i.e., true discretionary payments, vacation pay, and expense reimbursements – may be excluded from the regular rate of pay.

Discretionary Bonus

Discretionary Bonus

 

A discretionary bonus is generally “in the form of a gratuity where there is no promise for their payment, for example, a holiday bonus at the end of the year.” A non-discretionary bonus “may be a contractually required payment where a promise is made that a bonus will be paid in return for a specific result, such as exceeding a minimum sales figure or piece quota, or as an inducement to remain in the employ of the employer for a certain period of time.” The formula used to calculate the additional overtime owed on the bonus payment is specific to California law and depends on the type of bonus and the bonus time period.

Flat Sum Bonus

Flat Sum Bonus

 

Flat sum bonus. When a hourly employee receives a non-discretionary flat-sum bonus, the overtime rate should be based on the employee’s straight-time hours worked during the pay period in which the bonus is earned, and not the employee’s total hours worked during the pay period, then multiplying the differential by 1.5 for overtime hours worked (or 2 for double time hours). This flat sum bonus calculation results in higher overtime payments than would be payable under the production bonus formula in “production bonus” method. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 49.2.4.2.

Production Bonus

Production Bonus

 

Production bonus. A “production bonus” is a bonus that is based on a percentage of production or some formula other than a flat amount and can be computed and paid with the wages for the pay period to which the bonus is applicable. A “production bonus” is earned during straight time as well as overtime hours. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 49.2.4. The overtime “premium” on a production bonus is half-time (or full-time for double time hours) on the regular bonus rate. The regular bonus rate is found by dividing the bonus by the total hours worked during the period to which the bonus is earned, and the total hours worked for this purpose will be all hours, including overtime hours. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 49.2.

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Minimum Wage

 

California, as of January 1, 2021, sets a statewide minimum wage higher than federal law. All non-exempt employees that work for an employer with 25 or fewer employees must be paid a minimum wage of $13 per hour; those that work for an employer with more than 25 employees must be paid $14 per hour. Labor Code § 1182.12(b).

Local minimum wage ordinances exist in many California cities and counties that sets a minimum wage higher than the California statewide minimum wage. For instance, as of July 1, 2020, employees in Los Angeles are entitled to $14.25 (for employers with 25 or fewer employees, increasing to $15 on July 1, 2021) or $15 per hour (for employers with 26 or more employees). Other California localities with minimum wage ordinances include: Alameda; Belmont; Berkeley; Cupertino; El Cerrito; Emeryville; Fremont; Los Angeles; Los Altos; Malibu; Menlo Park; Milpitas; Mountain View; Novato; Oakland; Palo Alto; Pasadena; Petaluma; Redwood City; San Diego; San Francisco; San Jose; San Leandro; Santa Monica; San Mateo; Santa Clara; Santa Rosa; Sonoma; Sunnyvale.

Illegal Off-The-Clock Work

Employers may not ask employees to work off the clock. Bradley v. Networkers International, LLC, 211 Cal.App.4th 1129, 1156 (2012).

Employers track all time worked by hourly employees, including overtime hours, and pay the appropriate rate for all time worked. Labor Code § 226 (a) [requiring employer to keep record of “total hours worked by the employee”]; Labor Code § 204 [“All wages…earned by any person in any employment are due and payable twice during each calendar month, on days designated in advance by the employer as the regular paydays.”].

  • Common situations of illegal off-the-clock work are:
  • Reviewing or responding to emails from a mobile device, or after hours.
  • Post-shift work completing tasks like clean-ups, dropping off equipment by heading to another site.
  • Going through COVID-19 safety protocols (like temperature testing, COVID-19 testing, and/or completing COVID-19 paperwork).
  • Working during breaks such as carrying on with work during a meal or rest break.
  • Work performed remotely or away from the worksite where there is no time clock system.
  • Going through pre- or post-shift security checks.
  • Preparation such as warming up or loading trucks, planning a worksite, setting up a restaurant prior to a shift and transferring equipment from one place to another.
  • Putting on and removing work equipment before and after shifts (donning and doffing).
  • Administrative work like preparing medical charts or completing paperwork after hour without pay.
  • Traveling during work or on work related errands to and from work.
  • Correcting errors or redoing a project.
  • Having to check in to report to work (on-call time).

Rounding of Time

Employers must keep accurate records and provide regular wage statements that correctly state the total hours worked by the employee. Labor Code § 226 (a). Employers must keep time records showing the hours worked daily and the wages paid. Labor Code § 1174.

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Rounding is the practice of adjusting an employee’s hours worked, either up or down, to the nearest increment of a certain amount, to make it easier when calculating their hours worked and more efficient for accounting purposes. Employers are allowed to adopt policies that round their employees’ hours worked, subject to certain limits. See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court, 210 Cal.App.4th 889, 903 (2012); 29 C.F.R. § 785.48(b).

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Rounding policies designed to systematically under-compensate employees are illegal. Rounding policies cannot consistently result in a failure to pay employees for their time worked. Alonzo v. Maximus, Inc., 832 F.Supp.2d 1122, 1126 (C.D. California 2011). They must be fair and neutral on its face and applied in a way that, on average, does not favor underpayment. See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court, 210 Cal.App.4th 889, 907 (2012).

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Employers may round to the nearest five minutes, six minutes, or quarter-hour for purposes of calculating the number of hours worked. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 47.1; 29 C.F.R. § 785.48(b).

Donning and Doffing

To carry out work-related activities in a seamless manner, sometimes it requires employees to wear special clothes, equipment, or gear. This includes boots, aprons, or hats in addition to other kinds of gear. Depending on the job designation, you may have to put on and take off clothing before and after every shift. This is known as donning and doffing.

California employers have to compensate their employees for any work-related activities, as long as they are considered important to work proceedings. Tasks that an employee must perform to prepare for work count as “hours worked” when they are an integral and indispensable part of the job. Mitchell v. King Packing Co., 350 U.S. 260, 261 (1956).

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Safety gear

Biochemical engineers and food safety workers need to don safety gear for the entire duration of their shifts. It can take several minutes to put on the gear, and putting it on at home could compromise the safety and sterility of the gear.

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Shift overlap

A few employees need to report earlier than the scheduled standard time. These employees include nurses, who are required to talk to previous shift nurses. While employees are made to work before the scheduled time, they may not be paid for it.

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Preliminary duties

Sometimes employees need to report early, either to unlock doors, meet a visitor, or sign for a delivery.

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Uniforms

Police officers, mechanics, doctors and other professionals, who have to wear uniform for their work, especially when a change of clothes is necessary mid-shift, need to be paid to do so on premises.

On-Call and Standby Time

 

Employees are sometimes entitled to compensation for hours spent “on-call.” An employee is considered on-call and must be paid for the time if the employer can call them into work on a short notice. The degree of control that the employer exercises over the employee while the employee is not working will usually determine whether the employer must pay for the time.

If the employee is completely free to engage in personal activities while on-call, the employee is not subject to the employer’s control and is thus not entitled to compensation. But if the employee has no opportunity to engage in personal activities while waiting to be called into work, the employee is subject to the employer’s control and is entitled to compensation. Gomez v. Lincare, Inc., 173 Cal.App.4th 508, 523 (2009). Factors examined to determine if on-call time must be paid include:

  • Whether the employer imposes an on-site living requirement.
  • Limits on the distance from the employer the employee is realistically free to travel while on-call.
  • Whether the employee is free to trade on-call duties with other employees.
  • How much time the employee is given to report after being called in to work.
  • The frequency with which the employee is called in to work.
  • Whether the employee actually engages in personal activities while on-call.
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Travel and Commute Time

 

Commute time – i.e., travel from home to work and back – is usually not paid. But, most travel time is considered work time and thus paid. Time the employee spends commuting from home to work is not part of the workday. This is true even if the employee commutes to work in a “ride-sharing” program that the employer provides. Labor Code § 510 (b) [“Time spent commuting to and from the first place at which an employee’s presence is required by the employer shall not be considered to be a part of a day’s work, when the employee commutes in a vehicle that is owned, leased, or subsidized by the employer and is used for the purpose of ride-sharing, as defined in § 522 of the Vehicle Code.”].

If traveling to work on employer-provided transportation is mandatory, however, commuting time will be considered “hours worked” and the employee is entitled to compensation, including overtime if applicable, for those hours. Morillion v. Royal Packing Co., 22 Cal.4th 575, 587 (2000).

Time spent traveling from home to a job site might also count as “hours worked” if the job site is distant from the place where the employee usually works and the travel is necessary to carry out a special assignment. 29 C.F.R. § 785.37. For an hourly employee driving a company vehicle on their commute asked to deliver tools and equipment to a worksite, the commute time may be compensable. 29 CFR § 785.35.

Training and Education Time

Attendance at employee meetings, employer-sponsored training programs, lectures, work courses or meetings is not deemed voluntary if required by the employer or if the employee is led to believe that their non-attendance would adversely affect their current working conditions or continued employment. Training is directly related to the employee’s job if it aids him/her in performing the present job more effectively, as distinguished from training for another or a higher labor skill . 29 CFR § 785.27-31.

Employers must pay for time employees spend at lectures, work courses, employer-sponsored training programs or employee meetings, as it counts as hours worked for pay purposes unless.

Time is outside of normal working hours.

Coursework is unrelated to the employee’s regular job, such as learning the requirement of a new or higher-rated job.

Attendance is strictly voluntary (except for continuing education training).

No productive work is performed. 29 CFR § 785.27; DLSE Enforcement Manual § 46.6.3. Employees are sometimes entitled to payment beyond the salary or hourly rate.

Commissions
(salary and hourly employees)

Earned commissions are the equivalent to earned wages under the Labor Code. Labor Code § 200(a); Davis v. Farmers Ins. Exchange 245 Cal.App.4th. 1302, 1332, fn. 20 (2016); Sciborski v. Pacific Bell Directory, 205 Cal.App.4th 1152, 1166 (2012).

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Compensation

 

Compensation is generally considered a true commission if it is based on a proportional amount of sales of your property or services. Labor Code § 204.1; Keyes Motors, Inc. v. DLSE, 197 Cal.App.3d 557 (1988). The employee receiving the commission must be involved principally in selling the goods or services on which the commission is measured.

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Termination

 

Employers may not terminate employees without “good cause” to avoid paying otherwise earned commissions, if it would amount to an unconscionable forfeiture. Ellis v. McKinnon Broadcasting Co., 18 Cal. App. 4th 1796, 1803-04 (1993); Schachter v. Citigroup, Inc., 47 Cal.4th 610, 622 (2009); Koehl v. Verio, Inc., 142 Cal.App.4th 1313, 1335 (2006); Civil Code §§ 1670.5, 1442; DLSE Enforcement Manual § 34.8, 34.9; DLSE Opinion Letters 1993.03.08, 1999.01.09.

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Requirements

 

Employers must follow certain requirements when paying employees commissions: (i) the employer provides commission agreements in writing; (ii) the agreement contains the method by which commissions are computed and paid; (iii) the employer gives employees a signed copy of the agreement; and (iv) the employer obtains a signed receipt from each employee, acknowledging receipt of the agreement. Labor Code § 2751.

Bonuses (salary and hourly employees)

 

Earned bonuses are the equivalent to earned wages under the Labor Code. Labor Code § 200(a); Davis v. Farmers Ins. Exchange 245 Cal.App.4th. 1302, 1332, fn. 20 (2016); Schachter v. Citigroup, Inc., 47 Cal.4th 610 (2009). Bonuses are not based upon the price of a particular product or service, which distinguishes them from commission wages.

The promise of a bonus payment becomes a binding as a unilateral contract when the employee begins performance, and cannot then be revoked by the employer. Lucien v. All States Trucking, 116 Cal.App.3d 972, 975 (1981); DLSE Enforcement Manual § 35.4. Contract principles and the specific terms of the bonus plan determine whether an employee earned the bonus. Neisendorf v. Levi Strauss & Co., 143 Cal.App.4th 509, 523 (2006).

Even bonuses labeled as “discretionary” can turn into an implied contract to pay a bonus, and that the regular payment of a bonus in past years based on objective criteria may ripen into an implied contract for compensation. DLSE Enforcement Manual §§ 35.4.3, 35.4.4.

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Tips and Service Charges (salary and hourly employees)

 

Differentiating among “gratuity,” “tip,” versus a “service charge,” and “operations fee” is whether or not the patron has the option to leave the amount. If it’s optional, it’s a tip or gratuity; if it’s mandatory, it’s a service charge or operations fee. IRS Newsletter FS-2017-08 (April 25, 2017); California Publication 115, Tips, Gratuities, and Service Charges (September 2018)

 

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Service Charges/Operations Fees Restrictions

A “service charge” or an “operations fee” is a mandatory amount – i.e., the customer does not have the option to refuse payment of this amount. It is included on the bill and must be paid. The amount belongs to the employer (not the employees). The amount is treated and paid as wages, and is therefore included as part of the “regular rate” when calculating overtime owed to hourly workers who are paid service charges.

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Gratuities/Tips Restrictions

A “gratuity” or a “tip,” is an optional amount – i.e., it is entirely at the option of the customer whether to include this amount on the bill. It is not mandatory – i.e., it is not added to the bill; instead, the customer has the option.

The tip belongs to the employee(s) to whom it is left (i.e., employees in the “chain of service”); the amount does not belong to the employer. Tip pools and mandatory tip-outs can be controlled by the employer as long as the employer does not take a “tip credit,” and affected employees are informed about how the pool will work. Labor Code § 351.

Owners, management and supervisors may never participate in the mandatory tip pool, even when they work a shift during which they take a non-management role. This means that anyone with authority to hire, discharge, supervise, direct, or control the acts of employees is considered an “agent” of the employer and cannot receive tips. Labor Code § 350.

California is not a “tip credit” state, meaning that any tips that go to employees cannot be used to meet the minimum wage requirements. Credit card charges may not be passed on to the employee or deducted from the tip.Tips are not treated as wages, unlike service charges. Tips are not subject to sales tax, unlike service charges.

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Piece Rate Pay (Hourly Employees)

 

Piece rate pay is based on completing a particular task or making a particular piece of goods. It is a method of payment based on units of production, instead of actual time worked. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 2.5.1.

Piece rate employees must be compensated for rest and recovery periods and all other periods of “other nonproductive time” separately from any piece rate pay and at specified minimum rates. Labor Code § 226.2.

Shift Differential Pay (hourly employees)

 

Employers often choose to pay a small premium, called a “shift differential,” to employees who work swing, graveyard or other less desirable shifts, no law requires you to pay a shift differential. This amount is added to the hourly rate of pay when calculating the regular rate of pay for overtime, sick leave pay and other purposes.

 

Reporting Time Pay (hourly employees)

 

An employee who reports for work as scheduled or at an employer’s request but is not put to work or is given less than half of the hours scheduled for or usually worked is owed reporting time pay. The reporting time pay is at least half of the hours the employee was scheduled for or usually worked, but never less than two hours pay and never more than four hours pay. Reporting time pay must be paid at the employee’s regular rate of pay, which can never be less than the minimum wage. DLSE Enforcement Manual § 45.1.2.

Reporting time pay is due when an employee is required to call-in two hours before a previously scheduled “on-call” shift. The court determined that employees were “reporting” for work when they called-in and therefore entitled to reporting time pay if they were told not to come into work. Ward v. Tilly’s, 31 Cal.App.5th 1167 (2019).

 

  • These provisions do not apply to employees:
  • On a paid standby status, who are called to work at times other than their usual shift.
  • When operations cannot begin due to threats to the employer’s or property or when recommended by civil authority.
  • When public utilities fail, such as water, gas, electricity or sewer.
  • When work is interrupted by an act of God or other causes not within the employer’s control.
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Split Shift Pay (hourly employees)

 

A split shift is any two distinct work periods separated by more than a one-hour meal period. If there is more than one hour between shifts, the employee must receive one hour’s pay at no less than the minimum wage rate for the time between shifts. California Code of Regs., tit. 8 § 11010-11170 (4). Any amount an employee earns above minimum wage each workday may be used to offset the split shift requirement.

No split shift premium pay is owed when the employee requests that a shift be split for their own convenience, such as an employee who requests to adjust their schedule to be able to pick a child up from school and then return to work. California Code of Regs., tit. 8 § 11010-11170 (2).

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How Far Can I Go Back to Claim Unpaid Overtime?

If you have been a victim of wage theft and are considering pursuing your employer for unpaid overtime, your first question is most likely, “How far back can I recover unpaid overtime?” In California, there are three answers to this question. The first is three years, the second is four years and the third is two years.

That’s why your first action should be to reach out to a competent law firm that can assist you with your case. In California, that firm is Colby Law Firm. The firm was started by Aaron Colby who worked for employers for fifteen years before he opened his own firm to represent employees. He brings all his knowledge of the California labor laws and how employers use those laws to their advantage to help win cases for you, the employee.

Depending upon the circumstances surrounding your unpaid overtime you may qualify for recovering more than just the unpaid overtime. Please reach out to Colby Law Firm and request a free and confidential case review. They’re here to help you.

How to File a Claim for Unpaid Overtime?

You may be wondering how to file a claim for unpaid overtime and if it is even worth your while. In many cases, if you work more than 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week, your employer may be required to pay overtime wages. Under California wage and hour laws If your employer has not paid you overtime it is a form of wage theft and you do have rights and avenues to claim those wages. You may be able to recover your unpaid overtime by filing a lawsuit or by bringing a Labor Board complaint. As well, and depending upon various factors, your employer may also have to pay penalty fees. Colby Law Firm can review your case and help determine if you have the necessary criteria to proceed.

Colby Law Firm provides a free and confidential consultation that can assist you.

One of the first actions you’d want to review is if you should proceed with the California labor board complaint with the appropriate state agency that could hear and investigate your claim or if you should consider filing a lawsuit.

Request a free and confidential consultation with us. We are a California Employment Firm dedicated to protecting the employee. Our firm was started by Aaron Colby who spent 15 years working “for the other side” before he started working for the employee. He knows how the employers approach things and brings that unique perspective that makes him more able to anticipate and prepare your case.

How to Say No to Unpaid Overtime?

Employees can be required to work both paid or unpaid overtime only when it has been provided for in their employment contract. That can raise a few questions for employees, such as saying no to unpaid overtime when your employer asks.

Does the request fall outside the scope of the employment contract? Has the employer followed all applicable state and federal laws while making the request? Just how obligated are you to work the unpaid overtime? Could you lose your job if you say no to unpaid overtime and would that be legal?

If you feel that it’s possible that your employer is in violation of the employment contract or state and federal laws, its in your best interest to get the matter resolved. You can contact Colby Law Firm for a free and confidential consultation as your first step.

Colby Law Firm is a California Employment Firm who fights for the rights of the employee. Our firm was started by Aaron Colby who spent 15 years working “for the other side” before he started his own firm to work for the employee.
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