Wage theft occurs when an employee is underpaid or denied overtime pay to which they are entitled. Because there has been an increase in reports of wage theft, employment law attorneys in San Jose, CA and beyond have filed an increasing number of lawsuits.
Watch this video to learn more about wage theft and why there is an increase in these disputes. Although most people think of wage theft as a problem for minimum wage workers, it actually occurs across industries and sectors and happens to middle-class employees as well. If you think you could be the victim of wage theft, it is important to consult with a labor attorney as soon as possible. In the interim, keep careful records of your hours and pay, as this information could have your labor attorney establish a pattern of theft if you do file a case.