Wage & Hour Defense Attorney in Seattle
Are You Accused of Inappropriately Compensating Employees?
NWBizLaw is a legal service provider in the Seattle area who can help your company comply with wage and hour laws to minimize the risk of becoming accused of improperly compensating employees. When workers bring forward accusations that you’re withholding their wages or otherwise unlawfully not paying them what they’re entitled to, it’s a serious accusation that can have extreme consequences for you and your company.
NWBizLaw can not only help you prevent this situation by consulting with you regarding how you plan to compensate your employees, but also standing by your side in defense should disputes arise concerning unpaid wages or hours. Our attorney, Eric Helmy, is a passionate advocate for the rights of business owners and is proud to help them protect their interests.
If you’re a business owner who’s been unfairly accused of withholding wages or incorrectly accounting for an employee’s work hours, contact the wage and hour defense attorney in Seattle at NWBizLaw online or call (206) 565-0090 for help.
If you are being accused of requiring your employees to work unfair or illegal hours OR if you are being accused of paying unfair wages, providing our firm with any records that you have on file to disprove this will be essential. Organization is key when it comes to proof. The clearer your records are, the easier it will be to prove that your business is ethically run.
Common Types of Wage & Hour Claims
When employees make legally accuse their employers of writing dishonest paychecks, there are a few common types of claims they may.
Common wage and hours claims accuse employers of:
- Misclassifying employees as independent contractors or as exempt to avoid overtime payment
- General failure to account for and pay overtime
- Unlawful payroll deductions
- Demanding off-the-clock work that’s not compensated
- Not compensating employees for business expenses or mileage
If you’ve been accused of any of these by an employee, reach out to attorney Eric Helmy at NWBizLaw for help. He’s a wage and hour defense attorney in Seattle who can help you counter employees’ claims by examining evidence that can prove you paid your employees according to the law.