All Questions and Answers about Overtime

Can an LPN be forced into an exempt status?
A few LPN's in my co. were changed to exempt status to save the co. money. I still have the same duties as before, patient care,med passes, treatments supervision of aides,scheduling, we interview pro...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 7, 2013 06:39 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can you be denied overtime working for two related companies.
I work for a catering company that recently partially split in to a catering division and a hotel catering division. The owner of the hotel catering side is a part owner of the main division, the staf...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 21, 2012 7:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

if staff volunteered to pick up a shift is it not an issue with Fair Labor?
We have PT employees who can work up to but not including 30 hrs a week - our FT employees are any staff that work 30 or more hours per week. If we have PT employees that are volunteering to pick up h...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 4, 2012 04:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Are my travel hours included in my 40 hour work week?
I live in Oregon and work in Arizona and My Company pays to fly me to that location on a weekly basis. I work 4 X 10 hour days but my start and end times are not mandated. I am an exempt employee. My ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 3, 2012 06:21 AM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

If away from home for work, how is compensable time calculated for non-exempt employees?
I will be administering a conference (non-exempt employee) and will be away from home for three days and two nights. Does my employer only need to pay for actual time worked during the conference? Is ...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2012 4:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

what is the maximum amount of hours an employee is to work?
Is there a limit on how many hours an employee can work? Was scheduled a 12 hour shift - but picked up 4 additional hours voluntarily to help cover shifts - is this permitted?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 22, 2011 07:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can my employer convert all stff to Exempt to cut out our overtime?
Hello, I am an employee of a small Houston based oilfield company. I have read all about FSLA and still have questions. My employer is switching all office staff over to Exempt from Non Exempt status....
2 answers  |  asked Dec 9, 2011 12:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Office has a 35-hour work week. Do I get straight pay for 35 to 40 & then 1.5 over 40
Our company has a 35-hour work week. I sometimes work an extra 10 hours a week, for which my company refuses to pay overtime, saying I have to "adjust" and take time off the next week. They say we don...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 23, 2011 05:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Am I entitled to overtime even though I am a salary employee?
I work for a manufacturing company that does not pay any of us overtime. At one point they were giving us only comp. time that had restrictions on it. I am in Quality and work with my hands all day. T...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 16, 2011 12:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can I waive my FLSA right to overtime
I am full-time 911 dispatcher and a part-time police officer for the same city, and when i work as a police officer i am payed overtime because even though i am working in a diffrent departmet it is f...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 5, 2011 10:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

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