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In the 21st century it is far from unusual for a worker to work a 50 or 60 hours work week. Working more hours generally means earning more wages; however, what if you are not interested in working more than a 40 hour week? Can you be required to work overtime in Florida? The short […]

As a worker in the United States you are fortunate to be protected by a number of powerful state and federal laws. Chief among those laws is the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. The FLSA is a federal law that governs two important aspects of employment – minimum wage and overtime pay. The FLSA […]

In the United States, workers are fortunate to have a number of important state and federal employment laws that protect them from things such as unsafe working conditions, unfair wages, and, being required to work too many hours. Many of these protections workers now have were hard fought, making it important that they be respected […]

Most employers in the United States are required to pay non-exempt workers overtime pay for all time worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Sometimes, however, an employer does not pay overtime wages to an employee, despite the fact that they are due. Some employers fail to pay overtime wages as a result of a […]

Has your boss been working you more than 40 hours per week, either by request or mandatorily, and then not paying you for it? If you are a salaried employee, you may be wondering if this is legal or not. The answer is both yes and no; some salaried employees are entitled to overtime, and […]

Workers in the United States are protected by a number of important state and federal laws that apply to the workplace. Among those laws is the federal Fair Labor and Standards Act, or FLSA. The FLSA acts requires, among other things, that covered workers be paid at least the established minimum wage as well as […]

  Has your boss been working you more than 40 hours per week, either by request or mandatorily, and then not paying you for it? If you are a salaried employee, you may be wondering if this is legal or not. The answer is both yes and no; some salaried employees are entitled to overtime, […]

In the United States, a covered employer is required to pay most employees overtime for all time worked beyond 40 hours in a given workweek. The overtime requirement, as well as the minimum wage laws, are found in the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. The FLSA is a federal law that is administered and […]

As a worker in the United States you are protected by several important federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standard Act, or FLSA. The FLSA covers two important aspects of employment — minimum wage requirements and overtime wages. Unless you are an exempt employee you are entitled to overtime pay for all time worked beyond […]