Know YourOvertime Rights

Understand theFair Labor Standards Act

Get the Overtime Pay Information you need

When employers break overtime rules, we make them PAY.


  1. Up to 70 % of employers ARE NOT in compliance with labor laws on overtime.
  2. The most common overtime pay 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. If you are owed overtime pay, overtime pay laws in your state allow you to seek lost wages from your employer, regardless of any prior agreement.
  4. The courthouse doors are closing. Employers are rushing to force workers into private arbitration and out of their right to bring claims as a group or class. Act now if you are not yet subject to mandatory arbitration. The Supreme Court has given the green light and employers are quickly taking advantage.


  • Wait / Delay: Strict time limits apply to overtime overtime claims. Generally, labor laws on overtime say that mandatory overtime 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 and the laws on overtime that may have been violated.


  • Understand your overtime pay rights and be familiar with your state’s overtime labor laws.
  • 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. Your state’s overtime labor laws are put in place to protect you.
  • Contact us immediately if you want to know more about your state’s labor laws on overtime, or if you have any doubts about whether you’re entitled to overtime pay on your current job or past jobs pay.

Are You Owed More? Find Out Now


What you don't know about overtime could cost YOU

Recent Articles & Posts

Staffing agency failed to include bonus and per diem in overtime calculation. Pays $3.2M to settle.

A nurse staffing company has agreed to pay a settlement of $3.2 million to compensate employees who claim that the agency underpaid overtime by failing to include the value of per diem stipends and monetary bonuses in the calculation of overtime rates of pay.  This settlement is yet another instance where non-exempt hourly healthcare professionals employed
$1,000,000 in Overtime Wages and Penalties to be paid by Insurance Giant
by In yet another example that dispels the myth that large companies always "get it right" and classify and pay employees correctly, UnitedHealthcare has agreed to pay...
$1,500,000 Settlement Approved in Terminix California Overtime Case
by Terminix has settled a class action lawsuit against it in which trainees claim they were forced to work far in excess of 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week without overtime pay, rest breaks and meal periods that most California employees are entitled to. California labor laws on overtime and breaks are easily
$100,000 in Pay Doesn’t Automatically Mean No Overtime Pay
by In a recent decision arising out of an overtime pay case filed on behalf of a class of welding inspectors who earned more than $100,000 in total pay per year, an appeals court addressed the issue of whether or not such earnings were “guaranteed”.  If their earnings were not guaranteed, they could not be properly
by Dick’s Sporting Goods Properly Paying Overtime According to recent filings with the federal court in New York,  Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. has agreed to pay up to $15 million to resolve a number of wage-related claims brought by current and former employees who say the company failed to properly pay overtime in weeks in which