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Minimum Wage Attorney Pennsylvania
BCJ Law helps workers denied minimum wages. Our clients usually don’t pay us anything because most minimum wage laws allow us to get our fees and costs from the company that’s not paying your minimum wage. To get a free case review from BCJ Law’s minimum wage attorney, call 1-800-997-5561 or complete our contact form.
What is the minimum wage in Pennsylvania?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage Act (MWA) require employers to pay $7.25 per hour for the first 40 hours of each work week. There are, however, various categories of workers that are exempt from the minimum wage.
What are common minimum wage violations?
Your rights under minimum wage laws may be violated and you may be denied your lawful wages if any of the following apply:
Denied minimum wages? We can help.
If you think you or your fellow co-workers were denied your minimum wages, contact us for help. Minimum wage laws, including the FLSA, MWA, and Pennsylvania’s Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL), allow employees to sue employers to recover unpaid wages. In addition to past due wages owed, you also can get various forms of liquidated damages to compensate for unpaid minimum wages.
BCJ Law usually can represent employees denied minimum wages for free. We are able to do this because the FLSA, MWA, WPCL, and other minimum wage laws allow us to get our fees and costs from the company that denied you your lawful wages. BCJ Law also is familiar with class action (MWA and WPCL) and collective action (FLSA) procedures and the federal court system. Class and collective action mechanisms allow employees to band together to recover their wages when companies violate the law.
What are some of the largest employers in Pennsylvania?
Here’s a list of some of the largest employers in Pennsylvania:
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