Payne & Fears LLP labor and employment litigators have significant experience defending employers against wage and hour violation claims brought individually, collectively, or through class action lawsuits. 

We defend employers in administrative and judicial proceedings under federal and state laws governing independent contractor status, entitlement to overtime pay, calculation of overtime pay, payment of vacation, personal and sick pay, and recordkeeping obligations. 

Our employment attorneys have expertise with the California Labor Code and Wage Orders, Fair Labor Standards Act, the Davis-Bacon Act, and the Service Contract Act.  We are committed to staying current on court decisions and legislative actions that affect the complex laws governing wage and hour requirements.