Wage And Hour Violation FAQ
Below are some frequently asked questions about wage and hour violations. Additional information on this topic can be viewed by accessing the Wage and Hour Violation summary under the “Practice Areas” tab.
What Constitutes an Overtime Violation?
Colorado and Federal laws require employers to compensate certain employees with overtime pay when the employee has worked for a period exceeding forty hours in one workweek. Overtime violations may arise when an employee performs work off the clock or when an employer misclassifies a job, averages hours over two or more workweeks, or fails to compensate an employee for brief breaks during the workday, call time, or work performed at home.
What Damages May I Be Able to Recover if My Employer Committed an Overtime Violation?
Our attorneys may be able to recover back wages, liquidated damages, and attorney’s fees and costs.
Is My Employer Allowed to Take Action Against Me If I Attempt to Recover My Unpaid Overtime?
No. Your employer is prohibited by law from retaliating based upon any potential claim you may file.