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Exempt Employee Overtime

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Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an exempt employee is one who receives a fixed salary, meets one of the FLSA exemption tests, and is not entitled to overtime pay. However, all employees are considered non-exempt (and entitled to…
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Am I owed Overtime?

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) governs overtime pay for nearly every worker in The United States and protects them from being taken advantage of by their employers. Under the FLSA, a standard workweek is 40 hours worked in a…
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What is Overtime?

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The Department of Labor (DOL) regulates overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which is the federal statute that governs overtime pay for most workers in the United States. Under the FLSA, overtime refers to any time worked by…
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How Do I Recover My Overtime Pay?

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Nonexempt employees must be paid overtime pay at a rate 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for any time they work over 40 hours per workweek. If you have been wrongfully denied overtime pay, you are entitled to file…
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How Do You Calculate Back Pay?

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If you are working in excess of 40 hours per week and not receiving overtime pay, you may be entitled to substantial back pay. Every year, workers in all kinds of jobs are paid a salary and are told by…
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Can Salaried Employees Sue For Overtime?

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Rather than hiring more employees, employers sometimes attempt to save money by requiring their existing salaried employees to work longer hours, but without being paid overtime. This is a widespread phenomenon across many industries and often happens in violation of…
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