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KNOW THIS ABOUT YOUR OVERTIME PAY RIGHTS

  1. Up to 70 % of employers ARE NOT in compliance with labor laws on overtime.
  2. The most common overtime violations are:
  3. You can’t sign away your right to overtime. Your overtime pay rights can’t be given up by signing a contract or by agreeing to be paid a day rate or straight time only.

DO NOT

  • Wait / Delay: Strict time limits apply to overtime claims. Generally, recovery is limited to the 2-3 year period prior to the date the claim is filed.
  • Rely on your boss or HR for critical information about your overtime pay.

DO

  • Understand your overtime pay rights.
  • Be very skeptical of any pay scheme that does not offer to pay you time and a half for all hours worked over 40 per week.
  • Contact us immediately if you have any doubts about whether you’re entitled to overtime pay on your current job or past jobs pay.

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