Chicago Overtime Lawyer
Get Your Chicago Overtime Pay
If you have not been paid a fair Chicago overtime paycheck call our employment overtime lawyers.
Fair Labor Standards Act and State Wage-Hour Laws Cover Your Overtime Wage Laws
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires your Chicago employer to pay overtime. You are due overtime pay for working more than 40 hours per week in most situations.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that all nonexempt Chicago employees be paid at least the minimum wage for all hours worked. The FLSA also states that nonexempt employees who work more than 40 hours in the workweek must receive at least one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for the overtime hours worked . A work week, which can begin on any day of the week. It is a 7 consecutive day period; a 24-hour period or 168 consecutive hours.
We handle claims for Chicago employees cheated out of their wages.
Did Your Chicago Employer try to avoid paying overtime in one the following ways?
Having you work “off the clock”?
Denying you overtime pay when the overtime is not approved by management;
Paying you your regular rate for overtime work;
Carrying over one week’s overtime hours into another week;
Using a timekeeping method that automatically “clocks you out” either for lunch periods or at the end of a time period, regardless of whether you continue to work for the clocked-out time;
Require you to arrive early to perform necessary preparations for work, including putting on or removing protective gear; and
altering employees’ time sheets.
Are You A Salaried Chicago employee misclassified as exempt?
Exemptions for salaried employees apply to professionals, such as doctors or lawyers, or high-level employees who have a considerable amount of discretion in management positions. If you are not exempt FLSA laws are entitle you to be paid for all time worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Employers frequently violate FLSA by failing to pay overtime to salaried employees because they have misclassified you as exempt. If your employer misclassified you as exempt, our overtime lawyers can help.
At the Loren Law Group we have the experience it takes to help you with claims against your employer who has violated any regulations and laws. Overtime is regulated by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). . Our overtime lawyers can help you get the compensation you deserve if your employer didn’t pay you your overtime pay properly.