If you are operating a small to midsize business in Schaumburg, Illinois, your responsibility as an employer is to be legally informed about the federal wage and overtime pay laws, as regulated by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Hourly, non-exempt employees should be paid at least time and one half (1.5) their regular rate, if they work over 40 hours in a workweek.
At the Miller Law Firm, P.C. in Schaumburg, Illinois, attorney Richard J. Miller is dedicated to helping employers understand their rights and obligations concerning hours and wages for overtime pay. If you are a business owner with employees, accurate record keeping is imperative, but it may not be enough if an employee is complaining about not being paid for overtime work.
By consulting an experienced employment defense attorney, who can help you with overtime pay issues, you may be able to avoid costly FLSA Litigation with an agreed upon settlement. Failure to pay for overtime or not being aware of your responsibility to clearly define a workweek to your employees could result in costly liquidated damages.
Contact the Miller Law Firm, P.C. in Schaumburg, Illinois, to learn more about our legal services and how we can help with any overtime pay concerns you may have. Call 847-995-1205.
In Illinois, every employer must be aware of the federal and state employment laws. Depending on an employee's status, whether they are considered exempt or non-exempt determines how overtime pay will be allocated. Usually, employees that earn a salary are considered exempt employees and do not qualify for overtime pay. An employer may often experience problems when these roles are not adequately defined.
The Miller Law Firm, P.C. can help you find a pragmatic way to resolve overtime pay issues. With a combination of corporate financial experience and an in-depth understanding of the hour and wage laws, including minimum wage violations, attorney Richard J. Miller can quickly and efficiently find a cost-effective solution to your legal concerns.
Contact the Miller Law Firm, P.C. if you have an employment matter concerning overtime pay. We can help you work out a favorable outcome. Call 847-995-1205, for a free consultation.