Wage claim help
Please contact our Wage Claim Clinic if the resources on this page do not address your needs. We offer free services (drop-in or by appointment) on Fridays in Oakland and San Francisco. We provide services in English, Spanish, Cantonese and Mandarin and can arrange services in additional languages.
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Info about appointments, locations
Sample Letters and Forms
You can download these Word documents and use them to make formal requests of your employer
You may be able to handle your case yourself. Here are guides to making a claim for wages you should have been paid but weren't, and to collecting the judgment after you win.
Highlights of Our Work
Here are some of our most recent achievements in cases related to wage theft.
Burma Superstar Kitchen Staff Sue Bay Area Chain Over Wage ViolationsLearn More
Cook sues Gordo Taqueria, charging he was cheated of tips. wagesLearn More
We filed this case seeking class action status on behalf of workers across the Bay Area chain of six restaurants.
Hazardous Materials Laborers Allege Exploitation of Wage and Hour Law Against P.W. Stephens Environmental, Inc.Learn More
A federal collective and class action lawsuit was filed today on behalf of laborers against PW...
Driver wins $480,000 for wages unpaid by tech entrepreneurLearn More
A former personal driver and bodyguard who worked nearly around the clock for most of a year...
Additional sources of information and help
U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour DivisionLearn More
Labor Commissioner's Office at the California Department of Industrial Relations (an FAQ)Learn More
California Dept. of Industrial Relations regulations, known as Wage OrdersLearn More
Information that must be posted in California workplacesLearn More
"Visa Pages": A website with info on non-immigrant visas employers use to bring some workers into the U.S.Learn More