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Misclassification and Exemptions

The federal Fair Labor and Standards Act requires employers to pay overtime wages to employees who work more than 40 hours per week.  Salaried employees are often exempt from this law.  Employers looking to save money at the expense of their employees may misclassify their employees as salaried so that they do not have to pay them overtime. This type of business practice is illegal and violates the laws of the Fair Labor and Standards Act.

Sidney L. Gold & Associates have successfully litigated many collective actions that have recovered millions of dollars in settlements for misclassified employees.  There are some very complex laws surrounding this type of litigation and employees wishing to bring a collective action suit against their employer will need a highly skilled and experienced employment lawyer.  Our Philadelphia wage and hour lawyers are dedicated to holding employers who misclassify their employees liable for back overtime compensation.

For more information on misclassification and exemptions, contact the Philadelphia employment law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates at 215-569-1999, or submit our online contact form.

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