Understanding Overtime Pay

The underlying principle of overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is that every eligible worker deserves to be paid for his or her labor, and should receive premium overtime reimbursement at or above the rate of 1.5 times the regular wages for working overtime for the benefit of their employer....
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FLSA Overtime

Q: I am having some overtime pay problems at work and did a google search. I keep running across
the term “FLSA Overtime.”  What is FLSA and what does it have to do with overtime?

FLSA overtime refers to the Fair Labor Standards Act, and it is the basis of all American worker's...

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New York Labor Laws

New York labor laws protect New York employees and are regulated by the Department of Labor. Any violation of the provisions of the NY labor law is considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by fine, imprisonment or both. Civil penalties will be enforced for each violation of labor law governing the employment of minors with...
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New York Overtime Law

New York overtime law is stronger than the provisions found in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which is the bedrock of American wage and labor laws. Areas of employment that are regulated by these provisions include minimum wages, overtime pay and child labor. Employees (also known as whistleblowers) who file a claim under...
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Overtime in Texas according to FLSA

Overtime in Texas is calculated to pay 1.5 times an employee’s regular hourly wage for any hours worked over a 40 workweek.

Employees who meet certain requirements under Texas labor laws are classified as either being “exempt” or “non-exempt” from receiving overtime pay.   State overtime laws vary considerably by state;  unlike California’s wage...

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