Unpaid Overtime Wages (FLSA) Lawyers in Columbus, Ohio
Do you believe you are entitled to unpaid overtime wages? If so, contact an unpaid overtime lawyer in Columbus, Ohio at The Friedmann Firm today to discuss your situation. Our Ohio unpaid overtime attorneys speak with employees every day that should be receiving overtime wages but are not. We can help you fight for those wages, along with damages you are entitled to as a result of those unpaid overtime wages.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all public and private employers to pay “non-exempt” employees at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay of one and one-half times their regular hourly rate for each hour worked over 40 hours per week. The Ohio Minimum Wage Fair Standards Act (OMWFSA), Ohio’s laws governing wages and overtime pay, also require non-exempt employees to be paid at least minimum wage and overtime wages when they work more than 40 hours per week.
What is a “non-exempt” employee?
If you are a non-exempt employee, you are protected by the provisions of the FLSA and are entitled to overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 hours per week. If you are not sure if you are non-exempt, contact a Columbus unpaid overtime lawyer at our firm to discuss your job duties. Certain employees are exempt from the FLSA because of their job duties. If you are exempt from the FLSA, you are NOT entitled to overtime pay.
Employers often misclassify employees as exempt when they are really non-exempt and entitled to overtime pay. Misclassification claims are common and widespread. Our unpaid wage attorneys in Columbus can explain the difference between non-exempt and exempt so you can be sure you are being paid correctly. Read more about misclassification claims on our Columbus overtime pay law firm blog:
Common Overtime Violations: Misclassification
There are types of jobs that are exempt under the FLSA so those employees are not entitled to overtime pay. First, the professional exemption applies to certain employees. More on that here:
The FLSA Professional Exemption in Ohio
Next, executive level employees are exempt from overtime, along with certain computer employees, administrative employees and outside sales employees. For more on these exemptions, visit the Department of Labor’s website:
For more information on whether you should be paid overtime, visit our blog for a full analysis:
If you do not fall into one of the exemptions listed on the Department of Labor’s website, you are likely non-exempt and should be paid overtime. We know these classifications are complicated so contact one of our overtime lawyers in Columbus, Ohio today. We offer free consultations and are available to help you.
Our Ohio unpaid overtime lawyers also handle other frequent violations of the FLSA and Ohio law, including failure to compensate employees for all compensable time (on-call time in certain situations, forced travel, etc) and automatic meal deduction policies. The FLSA’s overtime laws are complex so employers sometimes have trouble understanding them. Our Ohio overtime pay lawyers have handled many cases related to these issues and can tell you if you are entitled to unpaid overtime pay or unpaid wages.
Contact a Columbus Ohio FLSA attorney today.
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