Tag Archives: Overtime Pay

A typical workweek for employees in the United States consists of 40 hours. However, many workers actually spend more time performing their jobs. For jobs that are paid on an hourly basis, anything over 40 hours is usually considered overtime. … Continue reading

Posted in Cook County Employment Attorney, Employee Rights, Employment Lawyer, Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, Illinois employment lawyer, Minimum Wage, Overtime | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law put in place in 1939 to protect the rights and well-being of American workers. While the act has changed since its inception 80 years ago, it still retains many of … Continue reading

Posted in Illinois employment lawyer, Overtime | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Wage and hour disputes remain a continuous thorn in the side of many employers. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), there are two methods federally approved to determine a salaried employee’s “regular rate” of overtime pay. Aside from … Continue reading

Posted in Employment Lawyer, Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, Illinois employment lawyer, Overtime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off