Helping Workers Fight For All Earned Pay

Employees deserve to be paid for all of the work that they do. Unfortunately, a disturbingly large number of employers make choices that effectively deny their workers the full pay they are entitled to under the law.

Situations where employers fail to pay workers for all work performed include:

  • Failing to pay overtime for working more than 40 hours in a week
  • Failing to properly calculate overtime
  • Misclassifying workers as exempt from overtime
  • Misclassifying employees as independent contractors
  • Failing to pay for time spent gathering materials and otherwise preparing for the shift before it officially starts/clocking in
  • Failing to pay for working through lunch
  • Failing to pay for time spent completing the work of the day after the shift officially ends/punching out

If you have been the victim of wage theft, we can help you secure the full wages you should have been paid, plus additional compensation for the illegal treatment. We will examine all potential strategies for holding your employer accountable, including claims for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), all applicable state law provisions, as well as pursuing your rights to full payment under your individual employment contract.

We Earn Our Reputation of Success

At Pines Bach, we offer employees the vigorous representation they need to hold their employers accountable and collect their full back wages and more. Our decades of combined experience allow us to offer highly effective representation in wage and hour disputes against large and small employers. During  32 years of serving our clients, we have built a reputation among employer counsel and judges for generating positive results through effective advocacy. Our depth of knowledge about employment law and employee classification can help you overcome any employer who has failed to pay you properly. Many of our partners are rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of excellence for legal ability and ethical reputation. Our attorneys are regularly selected by other lawyers for inclusion in the Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America listings. We recognize the value effective counsel can provide in recovering employees' full pay and other compensation, and we are dedicated to providing the support they need.

Wage and Hour Claim Attorneys Serving Madison and All of Wisconsin

Has your employer failed to pay you according to the law? Turn to Pines Bach for experienced counsel who can help you secure your full pay and additional monetary recoveries designed to teach employers that stealing from employees does not pay. To schedule an initial consultation, call 608-807-0752 or toll free at 866-443-8661, or contact us online.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings TM fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.