Category: Overtime Wages

Unpaid Wages and Overtime for Undocumented Workers

Can undocumented workers sue for unpaid wages? This question has been addressed by many courts, and the answer is yes. Undocumented workers are frequent victims of wage and overtime exploitation, and it would be extraordinarily bad policy to allow employers…

Salary and Overtime Pay

Even if you are paid salary, you may be entitled to overtime. This is because you can be paid salary and be either exempt OR nonexempt from overtime. This is a common mistake that employers make, intentional or not. The…

Overtime Rules for Nurses

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) regulations have become more restrictive with respect to nurses and overtime.  Fewer nurses are now entitled to overtime under current Department of Labor regulations interpreting the FLSA.  However, there are some important rules to…