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Riverside Truck Driver Wage Lawyer : Overtime, Meal Breaks, Wait Time & the like

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Riverside Truck Driver Wage Lawyer Bill Turley - All about: Overtime, Meal Breaks, Wait Time

Riverside Truck Driver Wage Lawyer Bill Turley

When it comes to California Truck and Delivery drivers, there is no one who works harder then these men and women. They provide for the rest of us and they bust their butts while their doing it.

And the one thing that ticks me off more then anything, is seeing these hard working folks like yourself getting ripped off by the companies they work for. That's why I wrote my book, California Truck & Delivery Driver Wage Theft. I packed this book with information to help folks like you know if they are getting ripped off by their employer. We will send you the book for free and cover shipping.

Before you order it, check out all of the 5 Star Amazon reviews. These reviews were written by drivers from all over Californa who wanted to know more about their wages.

Let's Talk About Driver Overtime, Meal Breaks, Wait Time, Rest Periods and not getting paid the money that you worked hard for

I don’t have to tell you that driving a truck is a hard way to make a living. I used to ride with my Dad when he drove trucks when I was a kid. It’s hard enough when you are getting paid what you are supposed to be paid. It’s really tough when the company is ripping you off.  Based on what I see, if you are a Riverside Truck Driver - you are probably getting ripped off by the company.


How do I know?

I am a Riverside Truck Driver Wage Lawyer. I represent more drivers than any lawyer in California. I see this go down everyday. Guess what?  You can and should get your money back.  I’ll show you how.

The Company Has To Pay You For All The Time You Work

Under California truck driver wage and hour law, the company is required to pay you for all the time that you work.


Overtime for Drivers

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Driver Piece Rate Compensation Plans

For example, some Riverside truck delivery companies use a formula to pay its drivers. Here are common components of piece rate systems for delivery drivers:

    (1)     the number of miles you driver on your route
    (2)     the number of delivery stops made on your route
    (3)     the number of cases of product you deliver on your route


Waiting Time

Many companies don’t pay for waiting time. The way this goes down is when you make a delivery and have to wait while the truck is being unloaded or you have to wait at a terminal until it is your turn for your truck to get unloaded. This is illegal under California law. Under California piece rate compensation laws for truck drivers, the company has to pay you for all the time you work - not just for piece rate items.  This includes waiting for a terminal to open up or waiting in line at a terminal.


Pre-Trips and Post-Trips

Many Riverside truck companies don’t pay drivers while you are doing your pre-trips and post-trips. Under California piece rate compensation laws, the company is required to pay  for all the time you work - not just for piece rate items.


Rest Periods

The company has to  pay you to take a 10 minute rest period - two times in shifts 6 hours or more. With truck driver piece rate compensation systems, this almost nver, ever happens.


Meal Periods

Based on what I see everyday, it is an extremely rare when the company is following California law in regard to meal breaks.


Auto-meal deductions

If the company automatically deduct 30 minutes from your time for meal periods - they deserve to be sued. Seriously, I haven’t seen a company yet that does has an auto-meal deduction policy and practice that complies with California law.  Every one that I have seen is in violation of California wage and hour laws.


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Awarded Super Lawyer 2010-2017
Highest Avvo.com Rating
Elected President of the Consumer Attorneys
Awarded Top Lawyer

Offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland and Bakersfield.


William Turley
“When I seek out professional advice, I don’t want B.S., I want it straight up. I figure you do also.”
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