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Urnikis-Negro v. American Family Property Services, 2010 WL 3024880 (August 4, 2010)

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Court Clarifies Overtime Damages For Misclassified Employees

Fisher Phillips • November 02, 2010
Courts and litigants have struggled over how to figure overtime due to employees who were misclassified as exempt and who were paid a fixed salary for their hours worked. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-exempt employees be paid 1.5 times their regular hourly rates for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. But for a misclassified salaried employee, satisfying this requirement necessitates a couple of threshold determinations.

Seventh Circuit Clarifies Overtime Damages For Misclassified Employees

Fisher Phillips • September 22, 2010
Courts and litigants have struggled over how to figure overtime due to an employee who was misclassified as exempt and who was paid a fixed salary for his or her hours worked. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires that non-exempt employees be paid 1.5 times their regular hourly rates for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.