All employees in the state of California have the right to be paid overtime if they are eligible under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). However, many employers fall short on payment responsibilities regarding their employees. Some employees are owed months or even years of unpaid overtime, which in some cases can amount to thousands of dollars.
Among the things that can cut into how much money a worker takes home are deductions. There are a range of deductions workers could find taken from their paychecks by their employer. Take, for example, a deduction pretty much all workers are familiar with, deductions for taxes.