We File Unpaid Wage Claims in California Every Day
Each day, it is likely that thousands of employees in California are denied wages lawfully owed them and will have no choice but to file a wage claim. Sometimes their employers do so unwittingly, but the vast majority know what they are doing. They figure that the non-payment of wages is a very effective way of cutting costs. This is especially true in a down economy.Luckily for California employees, the law allows employees who are owed wages to reclaim the money owed them. Strauss Law Group, Strauss & Palay Law Firm and their California wage claim lawyers know these laws very well. The vast majority of our practice is dedicated to recovering wages owed to California employees by their employer or ex-employer. Examples of the types of wage claims that Strauss Law Group and Strauss & Palay Law Firm handle are:
Browse this site to find out more about the process of collecting wages owed. You will learn the pros and cons of filing a wage claim yourself versus hiring an attorney to do so. You will also learn why you may want to file your claim for unpaid wages in civil court instead of with the California Labor Commissioner.Wage-Claims.com is a joint service of California-licensed employment lawyers at Strauss Law Group, APC and Strauss & Palay Law Firm, APC. This site is not affiliated with the California Labor Commissioner.
Strauss & Palay Law Firm only represents individuals. Our clients are workers who have disputes with their employers, like not paying overtime or denying lunch breaks. We represent California employees throughout the state. Strauss & Palay Law Firm has obtained some of the largest per-person class action recoveries in California history in unpaid overtime cases. Our lead attorney, Daniel J. Palay, a Ventura employment lawyer, has a long history of fighting for employees' rights. He was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2007. Strauss & Palay Law Firm has recovered in excess of $50 million for its employee clients in wage-and-hour matters. Mike Strauss recently joined Strauss & Palay Law Firm and the two firms work together on many wage claim type cases. Brian Hefelfinger is a Ventura bankruptcy lawyer who also represents employees in wage claims; his bankruptcy experience helps Strauss & Palay Law Firm recover money that employers hide to avoid paying wage claim judgments.
Wage claims are what we do. Strauss Law Group (SLG) is a Ventura employment law and litigation firm representing employees in California. Our experience in employment law goes back to 1979, when lead attorney Tony Strauss started representing the County of Ventura in employment law matters. Tony's son, Mike, joined the firm in 2006 and together they made a point of representing employees in wage claims, big and small.