Whether you are an employee or an employer, it is important that you understand the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This federal law regulates who is eligible to receive overtime. Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation has comprehensive knowledge about the FLSA and can advise you on your rights under this law. Additionally, if you are facing an employment law dispute arising from an alleged FLSA violation, our experienced employment attorneys can help you obtain a timely resolution.
Certain classes of employees are exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Thus, it is vital that employers and employees carefully examine an employee’s specific duties before assuming that the employee is exempt from overtime. There are also exemption tests that must be met.
The following types of employees are commonly exempt:
We at Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation know that understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act can be difficult. The above list contains only a fraction of the requirements of the FLSA. For more information on the qualifications for employee exemption, seek assistance from a skilled employment attorney at our office in Pleasanton.
In addition to protecting your rights, Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation is prepared to guide you through the detailed provisions of FLSA so you have a clear understanding of the law. For help with a labor and employment issue or other business law matter in and around Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, contact us today by phone at 925-468-0400 or online.