Los Angeles Employment Law Firm Targets Financial Services Firms who Routinely Misclassify Property Appraisers To Avoid Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

by Norman B. Blumenthal on June 7, 2013

ApartmentJ.P. Morgan Posts Record Profits – CNN Money

American Express is Growing its Third Party Issued Cards – Forbes

Goldman Sachs Revenue and Profits Beat Expectations – NY Times

And while these prestigious and other financial services firms make millions and millions of dollars, their employees, such as property appraisers, are misclassified so these affluent companies do not have to pay overtime.

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an employee who works more than 40 hours a week or 8 hours per day is entitled to overtime pay.  This includes Property Appraisers who regularly work up to 70 hours per week and often work through their lunch period.

Misclassifying these employees, such as a property appraiser, as exempt administrators, denies them regular pay for lunch hours worked and overtime pay for hours worked beyond their regular work hours.

If you work as a Property Appraiser for a different company and are not being paid overtime, call an experienced Los Angeles labor attorney today at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik at (310) 981-3918.  Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik is a California employment law firm with offices located in San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The firm dedicates its practice to contingency fee employment law work for issues involving misclassification as a salaried worker exempt from overtime, failure to pay vacation wages, misclassification as an independent contractor, off-the-clock work, wrongful termination, discrimination and other California labor laws.

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