Wage & hour compliance or defense

Wage and hour laws are complex and ever-changing. If you’re an employer, it can be difficult to keep up with all the requirements. That’s where our wage and hour compliance or defense practice area comes in. We can help you ensure that you comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and we can defend you against any wage and hour claims that may be brought against you.

Here are just a few of the ways we can help you:

  1. Compliance audits: We can conduct a comprehensive audit of your wage and hour practices to identify any potential areas of non-compliance.
  2. Policy and procedure development: We can help you develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure compliance with wage and hour laws.
  3. Training: We can provide training to your managers and supervisors on wage and hour compliance best practices.
  4. Defense: If you’re facing a wage and hour claim, we can represent you in all aspects of the litigation process, from initial negotiations to trial.

We understand that wage and hour compliance is essential to protecting your business and your employees. That’s why we’re committed to providing our clients with the highest quality legal services possible. We have a deep understanding of wage and hour laws, and we’re experienced in all aspects of wage and hour compliance and defense.

Discriminated at work - The Spencer Firm

According to the Department of Labor, 2.3 million workers in the United States were paid less than the minimum wage or overtime pay in 2021.

The most common industries with minimum wage violations were:

  • Retail trade (20.5%)
  • Restaurants and bars (19.3%)
  • Administrative and support services (17.1%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Manufacturing (8.8%)
  • In 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 64,852 workplace discrimination charges, including charges of discrimination based on race/color, sex, disability, age, national origin, and religion.
  • The average job tenure in the United States was 4.1 years in January 2023. The most common reasons for job separation were:
  • Voluntary resignation (57.1%)
  • Layoff or other job elimination (22.7%)
  • Retirement (5.3%)
  • Other reasons (14.9%)

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your wage and hour compliance or defense needs. We offer a free consultation to discuss your specific needs and how we can help you achieve your goals.

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Take the first step towards securing your workplace rights today.

About Jeannine Gomez - Associate Attorney

Jeannine received her J.D. in 2007, magna cum laude, from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), David A. Clarke School of Law. She received two merit scholarships, including a Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scholarship. Upon graduation, Jeannine was recognized with the Dean’s Fellow Award (top 10% of graduating class) and a Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award.

Jeannine has over fifteen years of experience as a trial attorney providing the highest quality of client-centered representation. She prides herself on her patience, sensitivity, and ability to connect and communicate with her clients including in Spanish and French.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law- Discrimination

Family Law

Immigration Law