Misclassified Employees Cheated Out of Overtime Pay

Last Updated on May 1, 2020

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Employees who are misclassified as exempt workers who do not receive overtime compensation may have a case.
Employees can lose time-and-a-half pay for hours worked over 40.
Additional Details:
Misclassifying employees is a scam some employers use to avoid paying overtime. While some employers misclassify workers unknowingly, others do so intentionally.
Workers may recover up to two years of lost wages. If the employer intentionally misclassified the employee, he or she may recover up to three years of unpaid overtime.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Berger Montague who has sponsored this investigation.

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