Q: What are the laws protecting me from labor law violations?
A: There is a variety of both Federal and California State laws that ensure you of your rights as an employee. These laws include Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Labor Code of California, and Equal Pay Act (EPA).
Q: Who are entitled to overtime pay?
A: All workers in California are entitled to overtime pay except exempt employees. Nonexempt employees should receive at least the federal minimum wage for each hour worked, and they should receive overtime pay of at least one-and-a-half times their rate per hour (for hours worked more than 40 each week).