Meals and Rest Breaks

Meal and Rest Breaks Attorneys in San Diego

Are You Working Off the Clock or through Breaks?

If your employer is compelling you to miss meals, breaks, work off the clock, or overtime, does it all add up? If not, you may have a valid wage and hour dispute against your employer. The attorneys of Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, represent clients in class action wage and hour disputes.

We will listen to you describe your situation and let you know whether or not we may be able to help. It costs you nothing to learn if you have a case. If you are a non-exempt employee and work more 40 hours a week, your employer is required to pay you time-and-a-half for any overtime hours you work. You must also receive paid meal breaks and rest periods and your employer must properly record your working hours and breaks.

For more information about how Haeggquist & Eck, LLP can help, contact us online or call (619) 468-5222.

Our Experience Helping Clients Like You

The meal and rest breaks attorneys in San Diego at Haeggquist & Eck, LLP represent employees in class action wage and hour disputes involving:

  • Missed meal breaks
  • Failure to pay overtime
  • Improper timekeeping
  • Tip pool violations or reduction in wages for employees who receive gratuities
  • Misclassification of nonexempt (hourly) employees as exempt (salaried) employees
  • Misclassification of employees as contract workers
  • Failure to reimburse employees for expenses for tools, uniforms and other expenses

Your Rights as an Employee

Some employers try to squeeze more work out of employees without paying them properly in order to cut costs. Other employers may simply be unaware of their obligations. This can easily happen when a small business grows rapidly. In either case, employees have a right to pursue a claim against the employer.

Whether you need an experienced meal and rest breaks lawyer San Diego to pursue or defend a wage and hour claim, please call (619) 468-5222 or contact Haeggquist & Eck, LLP online.