New Jersey Wage and Hour Disputes
Both the state of New Jersey and the U.S. federal government have laws that govern wage and hour disputes. At Costello & Mains, P.C., our New Jersey wage and hour attorneys will guide you through the maze of government regulations and file claims against employers who violate these laws. Contact us to speak to a New Jersey employment lawyer about filing a wage and hour claim against your employer.
New Jersey wage and hour claims are very complex and can be challenging for a person who is unfamiliar with state and federal laws. For over sixteen years, our employment law firm has represented people in two types of wage and hour claims. We represent employees who are denied overtime pay because the employer claims that certain exemptions apply as well as employees who are refused overtime because the employer claims that it was not earned. If you have been denied overtime at your job, contact our New Jersey overtime attorneys for a free case review.
New Jersey Wage and Hour Law
While similar to the federally enacted Fair Labor Standards Act, New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws have certain unique provisions. Effective July 24, 2009, the minimum wage in New Jersey is $7.25 per hour. Employers must provide overtime pay (time and half) for certain employees who work over forty hours per week.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal statute that governs wage and hour disputes between employers and employees. We file claims against employers who violate federal labor laws related to:
Contact an Experienced Employment Law Attorney
If you believe your employer violated state and federal wage and hour laws, contact Costello & Mains, P.C. to speak with a New Jersey wage and hour lawyer.