Labor Code Section 218.5

            What happens when an employee makes a claim for unpaid wages, and wins?  The employee, as the prevailing party, has a statutory right to recover the attorney’s fees reasonably incurred in achieving the victory. 

            What happens when an employee makes a claim for unpaid wages (other than minimum wage or overtime)[1] and loses?  The employer, as prevailing party, could
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