Non-Exempt Employees Can Recover Unpaid Overtime

October 10, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Employees who work more than 40 hours in one workweek who earn less than $23,600 annually or are exempt from overtime pay requirements listed below may be able to participate in overtime litigation.
Damages:
Employees can suffer loss of time-and-a-half wages for hours worked over 40 in a single workweek.
Additional Details:
Overtime pay aims to compensate workers with time-and-a-half pay for hours worked over 40 in a single workweek.
Date:
Workers can recover overtime pay up to the two years prior to filing the lawsuit. If the worker's employer knowingly violated overtime laws, the employee may recover up to three years of unpaid overtime.