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Category: California Employment Law
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In need some help i have been working OT on my current job

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In need some help i have been working OT on my current job i have been working a lot more than 40 hrs per week and sometimes 3 weeks with out a day off and no OT had been pay the owner only paid me regular time and now that there is a law suit going on he wants to pay us OT but he wants to drop the pay from $10per hr to $8per i have no idea to what to do because i am still working there labor investigator came and they lied to what we do there i was not present and i miss my opportunity to talk to him please let me know what i can do
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
Hello and welcome,

An employee likely filed a wage claim against the employer and the labor board is investigating the complaint. Since you wish to communicate with the labor board with regard to their investigation, you should contact them directly.

Here is a link to their website:

The labor board will normally investigate and collect wages owed on your behalf. You are not typically required to do anything, but may wish to initiate a wage claim yourself to ensure your wages are investigated as well.

The employer is prohibited by law from retaliating against you for filing a complaint or cooperating in the board's investigation of the employer.

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