Illinois Employment Lawyers
Chicago Employment Lawyers – Leading Overtime Lawyers
Werman Salas P.C., is a Chicago, Illinois labor and employment law firm. Our Chicago-based employment lawyers represent employees in individual, collective action and class action lawsuits throughout the United States. Our firm is a national leader in advocating the rights of employees and misclassified independent contractors in lawsuits for unpaid minimum wages, overtime pay, and other kinds of unpaid compensation (e.g., unlawful deductions, commissions, and vacation pay) under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various state wage and hour laws. Our Chicago employment lawyers also represent employees in other kinds of individual and class action lawsuits, including for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, claims for sex, race, and age discrimination, unequal pay discrimination, and violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). If you need to find and hire employment lawyers who will aggressively work to recover your unpaid overtime or unpaid wages, or for any other kind of workplace dispute, we will help.
Class and Collective Action and Impact Litigation
Our Chicago employment lawyers are nationally recognized leaders in collective action and class action litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws that protect the rights of employees to be paid minimum wages, overtime pay, and other earned wages and compensation. We are extremely proud of the creative and innovative work we bring to recovering unpaid wages for employees in Chicago, in Illinois, and throughout the United States. We have been lead counsel in many of the largest wage and hour class actions in the United States and have recovered more then $100,000,000 in unpaid wages for tens of thousands of working people.
Individual Employee Representation
Our Chicago employment lawyers represent employees in individual claims, including the failure to be paid earned minimum wages, overtime pay and other wages (commissions, bonus pay and vacation pay), Equal Pay Act claims for pay discrimination, claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) for unpaid pension, COBRA and other employee health and welfare benefits, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims, discrimination claims based on race, national origin, gender, age and disability, including claims for unlawful harassment. In addition, we routinely represent individuals in severance, contract, non-competition and other types of employment-related disputes.