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Cleveland Wage and Hour Lawyer

If you work in Cleveland or throughout Ohio, you deserve to be paid fairly. If your employer has not paid you correctly, you need to seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Scott & Winters Law Firm, LLC, our Cleveland wage and hour attorneys have extensive experience helping clients in Ohio and throughout the country. We fight to help ensure individuals receive fair pay, wherever they may be.

How Will Scott & Winters Law Firm, LLC Help Your Wage and Hour Claim?

Scott & Winters Law Firm, LLC represents workers with wage and hour claims throughout the U.S.

  • We are aggressive trial lawyers who seek maximum compensation for our clients.
  • In the course of our representation, we have recovered millions of dollars for thousands of clients, and we are highly responsive to our clients from intake to trial.
  • We are passionate about fighting wage theft and holding employers who break the law accountable.

Understanding Wage and Hour Issues in Ohio

Employees in Ohio are protected both through Ohio law and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These laws protect employees by requiring that employers pay fair minimum wage, overtime for non-exempt employees and that employers pay workers for all their labor. State and federal law also set other rules that employers must abide by, including regulations regarding paid breaks, travel pay, and compensation for commissions and bonuses. Some of the most common issues that we help employees with include:

There are various ways that employers can cheat their workers and keep from paying an appropriate wage. This can include failing to record and report the hours they work, using workers as independent contractors, taking away their tips, tip pooling, forcing off-the-clock work, and even deducting pay without proper consent.

What Is the Role of Your Attorney?

The role of an attorney in an Ohio wage and hour law dispute is multifaceted. These claims are hard to investigate, but an attorney will use their resources to get to the bottom of what happened, gather the evidence needed to prove the employer’s liability, and begin negotiations to recover compensation on behalf of their client. This compensation can include:

  • All unpaid wages
  • Interest on the unpaid wages
  • Court costs and legal fees

Our team will work with trusted financial and economic experts who can adequately calculate how much compensation you are owed for your employer’s wage and hour violation.

Your attorney will also be a sympathetic listening ear. We understand that this is a challenging situation, and it can feel like an impossible task to go up against an employer, particularly if this means you will be facing retaliation.

Call a Wage and Hour Attorney in Cleveland Today

If you or somebody you love has not been paid fairly at your job in Cleveland or throughout Ohio, the team at Scott & Winters Law Firm, LLC is here to help. We have extensive experience handling complex wage and hour law violation issues, and we will not back down from aggressive employers and their legal teams. When you need a Cleveland wage and hour attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation. We are always available when you call (216) 912-2221.