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New York Overtime & Wage Hour Attorneys

Representing Employees Throughout New York

If you are an employee who wants to take legal action against your employer for an overtime and wage hour violation, Attorney Mahir Nisar can use his vast experience as a litigator to protect and uphold your interests. With a 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating and multiple selections to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars™, he has proven himself as a legal professional who can manage the most complex and legally sensitive cases, against both small businesses and large corporations.

Tell our law firm about your overtime and wage hour case issue today by calling (646) 760-6493 or using an online contact form.

What Is an Overtime & Wage Hour Case?

Every official employee should be hired on following the regulations of some sort of employment contract, in which it will entail how much compensation that employee earns for their services and work. Any deviation from this established hourly rate or salary amount can be considered an employment law violation and trigger a wage hour case.

In New York, any non-exempt employee has the right to earn overtime (OT) if they work for more than 40 hours in any given workweek. When working overtime, an employee is entitled to at least 150% of their regular pay for each hour worked.

Exempt employees that likely do not earn overtime include:

  • Any employee who can earn commissions through sales
  • Workers who regularly use computers in the workplace and earn $27.63 an hour or more
  • Many professional drivers, freight loaders, and some mechanics
  • Agricultural workers and farmers
  • Business executives and administrators
  • Professional contractors

Company heads, members of management, and other supervisors should review employee records at least once a year to ensure non-exempt employees are being paid overtime when appropriate.

As an employee in the state of New York, you are protected by a number of various laws, rules, and regulations. The most fundamental right you have as a working citizen is to receive fair wages and hours based on the work you do. If you have reason to believe your employer has taken advantage of this right, we strongly urge you to contact our firm today.

Legal Counsel You Can Count On

Let our New York employment lawyer handle your case to explore and comprehend all of your options. If you're an employee whose rights were violated in a wage hour case, we will thoroughly investigate your claim and protect your best interests. We genuinely want to help our clients through the process with as little stress as possible.

Employees can call (646) 760-6493 for trusted legal counsel and representation.

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