In the state of California, if you are over the age of 18 and work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week, you are entitled to overtime compensation. You can work more than eight hours a day or six days in a row, provided you are paid overtime compensation equal to:
If you live in San Francisco or Sacramento and you think you are entitled to overtime compensation and are not receiving it, you should contact an overtime lawyer at Kingsley & Kingsley, who may be able to help you recover unpaid overtime compensation.
There are some exemptions and exceptions to qualifying for overtime compensation. An exemption means that overtime laws do not apply to you, and an exception means that overtime compensation is paid on a basis that is different from the law.
Certain types of employees may not qualify for overtime pay. An exemption based on a profession applies to any administrative, executive, or professional employee who is paid more than $640 a week and has certain specified job duties.
Other kinds of professionals who are not qualified for overtime as employees include:
If you are not sure whether your profession exempts you from overtime, you should speak with overtime attorneys who can help you determine whether you are entitled to overtime.
An overtime lawyer at Kingsley & Kingsley can help clients in San Francisco and Sacramento determine whether you have been misclassified as an independent contractor, and have not received overtime compensation to which you were entitled. Contact us today.
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We also take most cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not pay any fees unless you win or recover compensation.
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