Colorado Overtime Laws

Colorado State Overtime Exemptions

In Colorado, overtime laws are very similar to the national standards for overtime pay dictated by the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act). Under these state and federal laws, employees who fit into the following categories are not entitled to overtime pay in Colorado:

  • Professionals
  • Executives
  • Administrators

Additionally, the following types of workers may not be entitled to overtime pay in Colorado:

  • Outside sales workers
  • Transportation professionals
  • Independent contractors
  • Certain agriculture and farm workers
  • Employees who live at their workplaces

Free Colorado Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

Colorado overtime laws can be complex and are difficult for many Colorado workers to interpret, so if you work in Colorado and suspect that you have been illegally denied overtime pay, it’s a good idea for you to enlist the support of an experienced employment lawyer. Under Colorado overtime lawsuit statute of limitations, Colorado workers whose right to overtime pay was violated stand to collect back pay for up to two years prior to the date on which they file an overtime pay lawsuit. If you suspect your right to overtime as a Colorado employee was violated, contact the employment lawyers at Phillips Dayes Law Firm for a free Colorado overtime pay lawsuit consultation.