Wage and hour, meal and rest break claims are avoidable if an employer takes care to follow California’s detailed employment laws. Our firm provides a flat fee wage and hour audit for business owners who understand that following California’s employment laws is good for business. Common mistakes that can create liabilities for employers are misclassification of employees as exempt to save money on overtime. Misclassification of true employees as independent contractors to save payroll taxes. Improper documentation of wages and time worked by employees. Improper hiring procedures can result in unnecessary claims. Failure to follow California’s meal and rest break laws. Our wage and hour audit looks at a company’s employment practices and procedures and points out areas where improvement is needed to avoid future liabilities.