Overtime Pay

Navigating Overtime Pay: How Weiser Law Firm Champions Workers’ Rights Under the FLSA


In the realm of employment law, few issues are as critical to workers’ rights as overtime pay. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non-exempt employees are entitled to additional compensation for any hours worked beyond the standard 40-hour workweek. However, navigating the complexities of overtime pay can be daunting, especially when employers misclassify workers or fail to adhere to legal requirements.

This is where Weiser Law Firm steps in. With a commitment to championing workers’ rights and holding employers accountable, Weiser Law Firm has established itself as a leading advocate for employees seeking fair compensation for their hard work. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore how Weiser Law Firm represents clients in overtime pay cases, ensuring that workers receive the compensation they rightfully deserve under the FLSA.

Understanding Overtime Pay Under the FLSA:

The FLSA sets forth clear guidelines regarding overtime pay for non-exempt employees. According to the law, non-exempt employees must be compensated at a rate of one and a half times their regular hourly wage for any hours worked beyond 40 hours in a workweek. This provision is designed to incentivize employers to limit excessive work hours and provide fair compensation for overtime work.

However, certain exemptions apply under the FLSA. Executive, administrative, and professional employees, as well as certain categories of salaried workers, may be exempt from overtime pay requirements if they meet specific criteria. These exemptions are intended to apply to employees who perform managerial, administrative, or professional duties and are typically compensated at a higher salary level.

Challenges and Common Issues:

Despite the clear guidelines outlined in the FLSA, overtime pay disputes are all too common in today’s workforce. Employers may misclassify employees as exempt from overtime pay requirements, deny overtime pay for hours worked, or fail to accurately calculate overtime compensation. These practices can result in significant financial losses for workers and undermine the protections afforded by the FLSA.

One of the most significant challenges in overtime pay cases is determining whether an employee is properly classified as exempt or non-exempt under the FLSA. This requires a careful analysis of the employee’s job duties, salary level, and other factors to determine their eligibility for overtime pay. Employers may attempt to misclassify workers as exempt to avoid paying overtime, leading to legal disputes and litigation.

Additionally, employers may engage in other unlawful practices, such as requiring employees to work off the clock, altering time records, or retaliating against workers who assert their rights to overtime pay. These tactics are not only unethical but also illegal under the FLSA, and workers have the right to seek recourse through legal action.

How Weiser Law Firm Represents Clients in Overtime Pay Cases:

At Weiser Law Firm, we understand the challenges that workers face when seeking fair compensation for their overtime work. Our team of experienced employment attorneys is dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and holding employers accountable for wage and hour violations under the FLSA.

Our approach to representing clients in overtime pay cases is comprehensive and client-centered. We begin by conducting a thorough evaluation of the client’s employment situation, including their job duties, work hours, and compensation structure. This allows us to determine whether the client is eligible for overtime pay under the FLSA and identify any potential violations by the employer.

Once we have established the basis for the client’s overtime pay claim, we work diligently to gather evidence and build a strong case on their behalf. This may involve obtaining payroll records, timekeeping documents, and other relevant evidence to support the client’s allegations of wage and hour violations. We also interview witnesses, depose relevant parties, and engage in other investigative efforts to strengthen the client’s case.

Throughout the legal process, our attorneys provide personalized guidance and support to our clients, keeping them informed of their rights and options every step of the way. We understand that navigating a legal dispute can be stressful, and we strive to alleviate our clients’ concerns by providing compassionate representation and zealous advocacy on their behalf.

In many cases, we are able to negotiate a favorable settlement with the employer, allowing our clients to recover the compensation they are owed without the need for protracted litigation. However, if a settlement cannot be reached, we are prepared to take the case to court and vigorously advocate for our client’s rights at trial.


Overtime pay is a fundamental right guaranteed to non-exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. However, securing fair compensation for overtime work can be challenging, especially when employers engage in unlawful practices or fail to adhere to legal requirements.

At Weiser Law Firm, we are committed to fighting for workers’ rights and holding employers accountable for wage and hour violations. With our extensive experience in employment law and our dedication to client advocacy, we stand ready to represent clients in overtime pay cases and ensure that they receive the compensation they rightfully deserve under the FLSA. If you believe you have been denied overtime pay or subjected to other wage and hour violations, don’t hesitate to contact Weiser Law Firm for a confidential consultation. We’re here to help you navigate the complexities of overtime pay and pursue justice on your behalf.