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Employment Law

Wage & Hour Violations Lawyer in New York: Enforcing the Overtime and Wage Rights of NYC Employees under the FLSA

Wage & Hour Violations Lawyer in New York"

What is the FLSA?

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (“FLSA”). The FLSA is the premier federal law that protects employees’ wage and overtime rights rights, including establishing minimum wage, overtime, pay, and recordkeeping in the public and private sector.

Basic Overtime Requirement under New York and Federal Labor Laws

Every nonexempt worker must be paid overtime pay at, at least, time and a half of their regular pay rates for every hour after forty (40) hours of work within a workweek.

Who is Covered by the FLSA?

The FLSA covers all employees engaged in interstate commerce. The FLSA also covers any related activities performed through the unified operation, common control or enterprise by any person for a common business purpose and:

Double Damages for Overtime Violations

Under the FLSA, there is a presumption that an employee is entitled to double damages (double the amount owed) for unpaid wages.

The NY Overtime Attorneys at Rapaport Law Firm Represent Employees Throughout the NYC Metropolitan Area and in New Jersey.

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Phone: 212.382.1600
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