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Employees are due overtime pay for working more than 40 hours per week in most situations. Federal law and some (state laws StateOvertimeLaw.us) require this. This web site has been created to help victims working for companies not paying overtime when they should. Overtime generally means earning additional pay for time worked after the employee ends a regular workday, usually an eight-hour day. If you work overtime, your employer must do two things:
- Keep detailed time records, and
- Pay at least one and a half times your regular pay rate.
To determine if you are entitled to overtime pay, you should make sure you are not exempt. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay minimum wage and overtime. Employers must follow the act unless an exemption applies. The FLSA only applies if there is an employment relationship. Special rules apply for many different situations. Unfortunately, some employers take advantage of the many different laws, paying employees less than what is required. OvertimeScams.us lists many of the most common job titles, descriptions, and industries abused by employers, as well as many of the industries most prone to the abuse of overtime.