Overtime claims or wage and hour claims generally fall under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The United States Government enacted The Fair Labor Standards Act to protect the rights of workers. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates that, with some exceptions, employees should receive their regular rate of pay for the first 40 hours worked and are entitled to overtime compensation at 1.5 times their regular rate for each hour worked after 40 hours in a given work week. For most employees, this is true regardless of the worker’s job title, or how the worker is paid (i.e. hourly, salary, commission, by job completion) or what the employer has told the employee about overtime.
The Birmingham wage and hour attorneys at Farris, Riley & Pitt understand your claims and will fight for your rights as an employee. Several of our attorneys have filed multi-district class action claims on behalf of underpaid employees; Farris, Riley & Pitt has recovered millions of dollars in back pay and overtime for victims of workplace abuse. It is important to choose an aggressive, overtime attorney who is knowledgeable about the often complex FLSA laws. The Birmingham Overtime Attorneys at Farris, Riley & Pitt want to work to recover back pay you deserve.
Farris, Riley & Pitt handles the following types of wage claims for salaried and non-salaried workers:
- Failure to pay overtime
- Underpaid overtime
- Unpaid overtime
- Unpaid Wages
- Underpaid Wages
Our firm handles cases in the following geographic locations:
- Jefferson County, Bessemer County, Chilton County, Walker County, Winston County, Calhoun County, Etowah County, Green County, Hale County, Bibb County, Pickens County, Lamar County, Fayette County, Tuscaloosa County, Blount County, Clarke County, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Perry County, and Winston County. If you do not see your county listed above, please call us and ask if we can help.
If you think your boss or employer has not paid you properly, contact the overtime attorneys at Farris, Riley & Pitt today for your free legal consultation at 205-324-1212 or toll free at 1-888-580-5176.