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What You Need to Know About Minimum Wage, Overtime, and Other Wage Claims

You can recover unpaid wages, overtime, and tips in if you know your rights and how to enforce them. Does your employer owe you unpaid wages or overtime? Or, maybe you need information on the breaks you’re entitled to, overtime rules, or your right to tips. If so, you'll find the information you need on this site to learn what you can do in to get the money you have earned.

Here, we answer many common questions about wage and hour law in , including:

 

A few things to keep in mind as you explore this site:

1. Wage and hour laws differ from state to state.

Most states have enacted their own wage and hour regulations and procedures for employees to follow if they have been treated unfairly. These regulations and procedures vary from state to state. Start by finding out about your rights to pay in .

2. Some states simply adopt the federal minimum wage and overtime standards, but most states have higher standards.

The U.S. Department of Labor  covers minimum wage, overtime, and other wage and hour matters. In states that have not adopted their own wage and hour regulations and procedures, your rights are set out by the U.S. Department of Labor. 

The is the agency that enforces labor laws in . Check there to find out more about minimum wage and overtime rules in .

The minimum wage in is the same as the federal minimum wage: $7.25 an hour. 

 

 

Check  to find out more.

3. You are entitled to certain payments when your employment ends.

Your final paycheck must include certain amounts, regardless of whether you resigned, were laid off, or were fired. Find out whether your former employer met ’s final paycheck requirements

does not set a deadline for an employer to pay your final paycheck.



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Wage & Hour by Zip Code

Wages
Your Rights to Wages

Tips
Tips

Hours and Time Off
Work Hours and Time Off

Overtime
Job Classification & Overtime

Enforcement
Wage and Hour Enforcement

Lawyers
Wage and Hour Lawyers



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