Off The Clock Workers Are Entitled To Overtime Pay
Fast Food chains are notorious for making workers put in off the clock hours and not paying them overtime pay. The worst offender cited is Subway. Chipolte, Wendy’s. KKC, Taco Bell and others have faced overtime violation lawsuits.
The law is clear. According to overtime lawyer James Loren, ” Federal and state wage and hour laws prohibit employers from forcing employees to perform off-the-clock work.”
Off The Clock Work Includes:
Work to be done before the start of a shift
Work done after the end of a shift
Orientation, training, classes
Taking work home
File An Off The Clock Work Overtime Lawsuit
Employees often can get double back pay and the employer must pay the employees’ attorney fees if they lose the overtime lawsuit
Taco Bell Overtime Lawsuit Filed
A jury concluded that Taco Bell willfully” permited off-the-clock work and violate overtime laws. Approximately 2,000 current and former employees got paid back wages.
If you and your fellow workers are victims of unpaid off the clock work contact overtime lawyer James Loren.