Close X
We are essential, and so are you! Our firm is still OPEN for business and accepting new clients. To protect your safety, we are offering new and current clients the ability to meet with us via telephone or through video conferencing. Please call our office to discuss your options.

Types of off the clock work

When it comes to off the clock work, there are many things you need to take into consideration as an employee. Not only do you have rights, but you need to know how to discuss your concerns with your employer.

Off the clock work is exactly what it sounds like. This is when you are asked to complete work despite the fact that you are not clocked in and being paid for it. To better understand this, here are some of the most common examples:

-- Unpaid preparation. This includes things such as setting up a restaurant before your shift begins.

-- Unpaid post shift work. Are you asked to complete tasks after your shift has come to a conclusion?

-- Unpaid rework. This is when an employee is requested to redo a job without receiving pay.

-- Unpaid administrative work. This can include but is not limited to meetings with other employees, completing paperwork or training on your own time, without pay.

As an employee, it should not be difficult to pinpoint if you are working off the clock. This is something you should recognize, especially if it is being requested by your employer.

Here is the good thing: If you bring to this to the attention of your company, they may realize a mistake has been made. From there, you hopefully won't have to worry about the problem again in the future.

Conversely, there are times when an employer knows exactly what he or she is doing. Employees are asked to work off the clock so employers don't have to pay for the completed work. If you bring the problem to the attention of your employer and it still continues to occur, you may get answers on how to proceed from an employment law attorney.

Source: FindLaw, "Is it Illegal to Work 'Off the Clock?'," accessed Feb. 02, 2016

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Why Hire Bononi Law Group?

You can choose among many California law firms when seeking an attorney for your employment law matter. Here are four reasons you should consider Bononi Law Group.

  • Experienced Experienced

    More than two decades helping employees and employers with employment law matters

  • Recognized Recognized

    Included in Southern California Super Lawyers, listed in Best Lawyers in America, and quoted in the Los Angeles Times

  • Right-Sized Right-Sized

    Small enough to give personal attention and large enough to have the resources needed for success

  • Tested Tested

    We have obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for clients through settlements and trial verdicts

  1. AVVO Rating - 10.0 Superb
  2. BBB(R) - Accerdited Business A+ Rating
  3. Weekly Reader Recommended - Best of Pasadena - 2016
  4. LACBA - Los Angeles County Bar Association
  5. Lead Counsel - LC - Rated
  6. Martindale-Hubbell - AV Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
  7. The National Advocates | Top 100 Lawyers
  8. Super Lawyers
  9. ABA - American Bar Association
  10. FindLaw - Bononi Law Group, LLP

Fight Back With Bononi Today! Call 866-295-7512

To learn about your legal rights and options in employment matters, talk to us. Complete the form here or give us a call.

EMAIL US FOR A RESPONSE

Email Us For Quick Answers

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

visit our office/follow us

Bononi Law Group, LLP
301 North Lake Ave, Suite 820
Pasadena, CA 91101

Toll Free: 866-295-7512
Fax: 213-553-9215
Pasadena Law Office Map