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Understanding about the Overtime Working and Payment

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Finding a job has become a difficult thing all over the world. In order to sustain in life, people all over the world are trying desperately to get a job. They will be completely satisfied if and only if they get the right salary from the company. Also, in most conditions, people are ready to work overtime in order to earn more money. Their complete satisfaction lies in the amount they receive for their work. In this article we are going to see and understand about the laws governing the overtime pay.

Employee Governance for Overtime Pay

In New Jersey, wages are allocated to employees on an hourly basis. For an hour, the salary of $8.60 is allotted all over New Jersey. In case of overtime, the regulations may vary. According to New Jersey laws, the employees are grouped into exempt and non-exempt employees. As the name implies, exempt employees do not fall under the state employment laws. At the same time, non-exempt employees should be paid for the works outside the working hours. All such employees should be paid 1.5 times the normal wage rate. 

On other side, the exempt employees will fall under the category with the other general employees and will be receiving a higher annual salary than the minimum wages. The employees under such category include executives, administrators, salespersons etc.

Newark employment law attorney

According to the advice from Newark employment law attorney, you have the complete rights to file a complaint or claim against your employer, if you are a non-exempt employee and are not receiving the overtime pay at time. In such cases, the attorney will completely assess your situation in order to find the best possible solution. If your employer is unknown about your payment stoppage, then with the proper intimation you can solve the issue easily with a proper discussion. In other cases, with the legal procedures, you can solve the issue and your lawyer will assist you completely in this process.