If you are an employee in the Tri-Counties area (Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties) with a wage claim, you can file your wage claim at the Santa Barbara district office of the California Labor Commissioner. The cities where you may have worked include Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, and Santa Maria. The Santa Barbara Labor Commissioner accepts the following types of wage claims:
- Overtime wage claims
- Meal period (lunch break) wage claims
- Doubletime wage claims
- Minimum wage claims
- Rest period (rest break) wage claims
- Unpaid commissions wage claims
- Unpaid travel time wage claims
- Unpaid mileage wage claims
- Unreimbursed tool or uniforms expenses wage claims
- Unpaid vacation pay wage claims
You have reached www.wage-claims.com, a website run by Strauss & Strauss, APC, a law firm that handles wage-and-hour claims throughout California. If you are looking for the Santa Barbara Labor Commissioner, it’s office is located in Santa Barbara County at:
If, however, you are looking for an attorney for your wage claim, you can visit our contact page for the contact information for Strauss & Strauss.
Common types of wage claims filed in Santa Barbara involve employees who were not paid all commissions they are owed. By law, unpaid commissions must be paid at an employee’s termination or within 72 hours of the employee’s resignation. If not paid, the employee can seek the full amount of the unpaid commission, plus penalties, in a wage claim. They can file their wage claim either with the Santa Barbara Labor Commissioner or in civil court. See the pros and cons of filing with the Labor Commissioner vs. in civil court.
Remember, you can be represented by an attorney in your Santa Barbara wage claim. You may need an experienced wage claim attorney to ensure that you can maximize your claim for unpaid wages, like unpaid overtime or unpaid commissions.
Strauss & Strauss, which is located in Ventura County, represents Santa Barbara employees in wage claims. We only get paid if we win your case. Contact us for a free wage claim consultation, or call us toll free at (805) 303-8115.
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