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California Automotive Mechanic Tech Attorney Here to Help

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“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S. I want it straight up, with no double talk. I figure you do also. I always use plain English, with no sugarcoating, no B.S. lawyer talk, and no double talk-just old fashioned, unsweetened, unvarnished truth-just the way that I would want it.” -Bill Turley

CA Wage and Hour Attorney California Mechanic Lawyer

Are You A Silent Victim?

Let’s face it, turning wrenches is hard work. Really hard work. You bust your butt trying to make ends meet.  What you might not know is that you are being cheated out of your hard earned wages.  Life is unfair enough the way it is. The deck is stacked against you from the get-go.

Truth be told, life is even more unfair when your employer does not pay you what they owe you. When this happens you can be a silent victim or you can protect your rights. How about you?  Are you going to be a silent victim or are you going to stand up for your rights?

You should check out this website.  This website provides great free information to California automotive technicians, mechanics and their families. My goal is to level the playing field between California automotive technicians and mechanics and employers. I do this by giving you’re a behind the scenes view of the tricks, traps, and rip-offs California employers use to cheat California automotive technicians and California mechanics out of their hard earned money.  

Our California Automotive Technician Attorneys / Vehicle Mechanic Lawyers provide great free wage and hour information. We help you get your pay when you don’t receive fair overtime, meal periods, rest periods, vacation pay, piece-rate pay, termination pay and the like.

How are you being cheated?

For starters, many California employers pay automotive technicians and mechanics on a formula or piece rate system.  That is as opposed to paying by the hour, they pay folks depending on the task.  Based upon what we see, almost all of these formulas or piece rate systems are illegal because they don’t compensate employees for things like down-time, clean-up, etc.

Get Your Hard Earned Money Back

I call it the joy of math. When you figure 2 minutes here and 30 minutes there, it can really start to add up. And quickly. Then add in what is called Termination pay and interest and you will soon see that you may be owed a lot of unpaid wages.

Fact is, our clients are often amazed at how quickly the unpaid wages they are owed add up into significant amounts of unpaid wages.

We Can Help With Your Automotive Technician Wage & Hour Claim

We are the Plaintiff’s counsel in California’s largest wage and hour case. In 2012, the California Supreme Court issued a huge decision in Brinker v. Superior Court.  This case has changed the law for every hourly employee in California. Last week, in court, the Brinker lawyer said that there were 120,000 class members.  Our law firm is class counsel for all 120,000 Brinker employees.  

Today, we represent employees up and down California.  We have helped thousands of folks get their hard earned wages back in California. We can help you also.

Bill Turley is California’s wage and hour Super Lawyer. Meaning he has been awarded Super Lawyer year after year and he has been awarded the highest Avvo.com Rating.

Disclaimer: Please understand these discussions and/or examples are not legal advice. All legal situations are different. This testimonial, endorsement and/or discussion does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter, your particular case/ situation and/or this particular case/ situation. Thanks, Bill Turley

William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”
2 Comments:
Wanted to know if I have to due a single claim or class action with co-workers for back pay I work at a ford dealer in SoCal and some tech are not even getting double min wage and they supply there own tools, also wanted to know if how we get paid is the correct way.
Posted by Uriel tapia on August 25, 2014 at 09:00 PM
Do you only handle class action.? My boyfriend is a mechanic at a local auto repair and tire shop (4 locations, approx 7 mechanics total). His employer is stealing his wages on the average of 50% per pay period. He is supposed to be paid for flag hours, but the shop doesnt keep actual records of this and instead caculates flag hours by the total dollar amount sold. They do not give him credit for labor he performs when they sell the labor for free or discounted, or when they have him work for days on company vehicles. He is also requiredt to provide his own tools and is not paid the required double minimum wage, there are many other violations snd wage thefts. He isnt sure if this is the case for all mechanics, but based in the employers attitude "if you dont like it, then leave" he assumes this is the case. They also average out his hours/wages over the time period, not paid for all hours worked. Please let me know if he has a case against them. So far they have defrauded him out of close to $10,000.
Posted by Tanya on January 24, 2014 at 11:51 PM

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