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New York Meal Time Violation Lawyer

Unpaid Meal Time Violation Claims NY

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York wage and hour laws were enacted to ensure that workers are treated fairly, receive the compensation to which they are entitled and are not taken advantage of by employers.

FLSA and wage and hour laws only cover certain employees, depending on a number of factors, not just job title. Whether you are protected by the wage and hour laws depends on whether you are an exempt or nonexempt employee, what your job duties are, and your salary. If you are unsure about whether you are entitled to overtime pay or whether you are properly classified by your company, you should consult a New York Wage and Hour Law Attorney.

Leeds Brown Law, P.C., has extensive experience in handling employment disputes. Such employment disputes consist of wage and hour law claims, including violations of the overtime laws caused by requiring working lunches or meals, or by not properly compensating employees for breaks and meals. Our efforts have resulted in millions of dollars in monetary and non monetary compensation for employees throughout Long Island and New York.

What are Some of the Meal Time Violations We See?

If you work more than six hours in a day, you may be entitled to a lunch break or meal break of at least 30 minutes. You are not entitled to pay for this time, but an employer is prohibited from forcing you to work or allowing you to work during this break time.

If your company allows you to work during meal breaks, or requires you to be on duty during your lunch break or other meal-time break, you may have a claim for a wage and hour law violation. At Leeds Brown Law, P.C., our lawyers have extensive experience in handling employment claims. Such employment claims consist of overtime claims and wage and hour law violations, including violations based on meal-time policies. We represent employees in wage and hour violations claims throughout Long Island and the New York City metropolitan area, as well as across the country.

Leeds Brown Law, P.C., is a New York City area litigation firm committed to integrity, professionalism, vigorous advocacy and getting results in a variety of legal practice areas, particularly in the areas of civil rights and employment discrimination.

At Leeds Brown Law, PC, our lawyers have extensive experience handling employment related disputes, which consist of overtime claims and wage and hour law violations. Our wage and hour law and overtime violations representation extends to clients throughout Long Island and elsewhere in the New York City metropolitan area, as well as across the country.

We would be happy to discuss your claim in confidence, and provide free consultations to answer your questions and evaluate your claim. Contact us today to discover how we can help you.

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