Overtime Laws

Helping You Separate Fact from Fiction

Are you confused about overtime pay laws? Over the years, tremendous progress has been made on worker and labor rights. Legislation like the federal Fair Labor Standards Act helps protect the life and livelihood of the employee, but consistently enforcing the federal regulations still remain a struggle. If you believe that your employer has failed to meet minimum federal standards for your overtime wages, hire the services of Jackson Allen & Williams, LLP.

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Get A Better Understanding of Federal Overtime Law

To learn more about the legal services offered by Jackson Allen & Williams, LLP, consider the following pages:

  • Overtime exemptions: The Fair Labor Standards Act lists numerous exemptions to overtime pay qualifications, but these exemptions are often overstated and wrongly applied.
  • Wage and hour claims: You are entitled to file a wage and hour claim if your employer has failed to fully compensate you for your overtime work.
  • Types of workers we represent: Unpaid overtime is a common problem that affects people of all industries.
  • Overtime & salary: One of the least understood components of overtime law is its relationship to salaried employees. Despite misconceptions, most salaried employees are in fact owed the same amount of overtime pay as those earning an hourly wage.
  • Unpaid wages: There are lots of factors that can lead to unpaid overtime wages. In some cases, you may be able to recover up to two years' worth of lost wages.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: This federal act mandates that all overtime hours in excess of 40 hours a week be paid at time and a half.

If you feel that the overtime wages owed to you have been wrongfully withheld, call Jackson Allen & Williams, LLP immediately for a free consultation!