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Man sues employer, claiming his job status was misclassified

In Colorado and elsewhere, how one's job status is classified can make a big impact on one's pay and ability to receive benefits. Recently, a man in another state has filed a class action lawsuit against his employer, United Van Lines, claiming that his employment status was misclassified. By having him listed as an independent contractor instead of a full-time employee, his income allegedly suffered and he had to cover many job-related expenses out of pocket.

Get help filing a wage and hour claim

There is a portion of Colorado residents who go to work just about every day, putting their time in and not getting fully compensated for it. What can someone in this position do? According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, one in such a position may file a wage and hour claim against his or her employer.

Wage and hour claim filed against popular restaurant

A popular restaurant in another state is being sued by current and former employees in a wage dispute. Unfortunately, what has happened to them is fairly common in the restaurant industry. A wage and hour claim can be filed by Colorado residents who have or are experiencing similar issues.

Back pay may be granted following a wage and hour claim

In Colorado and elsewhere, there are individuals who have not been fully compensated by their employers for their time spent on the job. These individuals have the right to file a wage and hour claim in court in an effort to seek compensation for their losses. In many cases, back pay may be awarded.

Some job requirements may violate minimum wage law in Colorado

Many individuals are wage-and-hour employees. This means that workers get paid an hourly wage rather than a yearly salary. Though this type of payment may seem convenient for getting compensated for time worked, there is also a chance that minimum wage law could be broken. In these cases, many workers may be cheated out of rightfully-earned wages. 

Wage and hour claim filed against Chipotle in Colorado

Many individuals may visit restaurants or other similar establishments and not give much thought to their servers or other workers. It is especially unlikely that the casual customer is concerned with whether the workers are being properly compensated for their work. Unfortunately, many workers do have such concerns, and in some cases, a wage and hour claim may be necessary to address wage violations.

Pre-paid debt cards could violate minimum wage law

Most workers are used to being paid for their jobs through a pay check. In some cases, employees may have their wages directly deposited into their bank accounts while others prefer to cash or deposit their checks themselves. On the other hand, employers may experiment with new types of payment methods, but in some cases, those methods could potentially violate minimum wage law.

Violating minimum wage law could leave Colorado workers without

Many Colorado residents may refer to their jobs as how they make a living. This often means that their income is their means of being able to provide for themselves and their families. Because income is so important to most individuals, it can be detrimental when minimum wage law is violated and workers do not receive the proper compensation for their services. 

Wage and hour claim options may be needed in Colorado

Wage theft could happen in a variety of ways. In some cases, individuals may not even be aware that some of their employers' practices regarding compensation is illegal. Luckily, many parties are able to spot unfair treatment and take action in attempts to gain their rightful compensation. If Colorado residents feel that their wages may have been unjustly calculated, they may wish to consider filing a wage and hour claim.

A Colorado wage theft victim can file a wage and hour claim

Wage theft is a serious issue that affects many individuals in Colorado and across the country. Wage theft occurs when workers are not properly compensated for the services they perform, and this type of theft could take place under various conditions. Victims of such actions may wish to consider filing a wage and hour claim.

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