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At Brian G. Miller Co., LPA, our Columbus minimum wage attorneys represent individual workers, and groups of workers, who have unpaid minimum wage claims against their employers. Often, minimum wage claims are violations against Ohio and Federal laws.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with some exceptions, employers must pay its employees at least a minimum wage of $7.25. In addition, Ohio law has similar requirements. Pursuant to the Ohio Wage Act, with some exceptions, employers must pay its employees a minimum wage of $8.70. The Ohio Wage Act and the FLSA also protect employees from being fired, or discriminated against, after making complaints, requests, or filing a lawsuit for unpaid minimum wages.
At Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A., we understand that it may seem too expensive to file a minimum wage claim against your employer. In some situations, you may feel as though the costs of litigation and having to pay for an attorney would more expensive than the unpaid wages. However, when an employee successfully proves that his or her employer violated the FLSA, the employee’s attorney fees become the responsibility of the employer to pay.
Unfortunately, despite these wage and hour protections, employers can still violate wage laws. The following are common minimum wage violations:
The following are examples of when an unlawful rounding policy may exist:
If you have experienced any of the above situations, please feel free to call our minimum wage attorneys in Columbus, Ohio to discuss your potential claims.
Our Columbus minimum wage lawyers have the experience and skill necessary to win your case. Our firm is experienced in working complex cases and achieving favorable and successful results. In addition, we understand the arguments and defenses that employers will use to shift blame on to the employee. We carry a manageable case load, which allows us an ability to pay careful attention to the details of each case and be available to discuss and work closely with our clients in achieving favorable results.
Our law firm has an earned reputation for success. To hear from real, past clients, we would encourage you to review our testimonial page to see what they have to say. In addition to our earned reputation, members at Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A. have been recognized for being The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 & Top 40 under 40, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, for achieving a Top 100 Jury Verdicts in the United States, and have been selected to be a part of several prestigious top trial lawyers groups in the United States, such as the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum.
To discuss your potential minimum wage claims, call 614-221-4035 to speak with an experienced minimum wage lawyer in Columbus, Ohio.