How To Avoid Overtime Claims

Assisting Business Owners In Miami

Having an employee file a claim for overtime can be costly and time-consuming to business owners. Employees who are eligible for overtime pay can seek back pay for any overtime hours worked. Individuals who run the daily operations of a business can be held personally liable for failure to pay overtime, costing you money that could have been avoided.

At the Law Offices of Gary A. Costales, P.A., we know how to help your business avoid costly overtime claims. With our help, you can examine each employee's duties and income to determine their eligibility for overtime pay.

Call 877-389-7395 or email our office today to schedule a free phone consultation with an experienced attorney regarding your business's overtime claim or how to avoid them in the future.

Avoiding Costly Claims

Overtime claims can be avoided through a thorough understanding of who is eligible for overtime compensation. Determining whether your employees are exempt from overtime pay can go a long way toward avoiding claims in the future. Employees functioning in the following capacities are exempt from overtime pay:

  • Managers or executives
  • Professionals, including doctors, lawyers and accountants
  • Administrative positions, including chief financial officers

Employees working in manual labor positions who earn more than $455 per week may be eligible for overtime pay.

How We Help

While the exemptions for overtime may seem simple, it is easy to misinterpret or misuse these rules. Having the guidance of a knowledgeable lawyer can offer an objective view on your business and its employees. Our assistance can help you avoid the expense of litigation in the future if an employee should file an overtime claim.

Contact our office by email or call 877-389-7395 to schedule a free phone interview to discuss your business's overtime situation today.

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