Hawaii Overtime Laws

Hawaii State Overtime Exemptions

The FLSA is the federal body of laws written to ensure that employees in America are treated and paid fairly. Hawaii overtime laws are very similar to federal overtime laws in that the following types of employees are not entitled to overtime pay:

  • Executive
  • Professional
  • Administrative

In addition to these main classifications regarding overtime pay exemption, other types of employees in Hawaii who may not earn overtime pay include:

  • Some agriculture and farm workers
  • Independent contractors
  • Employees who live and work at the same location
  • Outside sales reps who set their own hours
  • Transportation workers

Free Hawaii Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

If, upon reading this page, you determine that you could have been denied the overtime pay to which you are entitled under Hawaii overtime laws, you could be entitled to substantial compensation. According to Hawaii law, there is a two-year statute of limitations on overtime lawsuits in the state. This means that employees whose right to overtime pay was violated can collect back pay for up to two years prior to the date on which they file an overtime lawsuit claim. To learn more about plaintiffs’ rights in overtime lawsuits in Hawaii, contact an employment lawyer from Phillips Dayes Law Firm to schedule a free legal consultation.