WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION.   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 &┬áPalay 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 &┬áPalay Law Firm handle are:
Unpaid overtime wage claim Denied meal periods (i.e., lunch breaks) wage claim
Unpaid minimum wage claim Unreimbursed uniforms or tools wage claim
Unpaid doubletime wage claim Unpaid accrued vacation pay wage claim
Unpaid commissions wage claim Unreimbursed mileage wage claim
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. 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.