Maryland Overtime Laws

Maryland State Overtime Exemptions

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the body of laws overseen by the federal Department of Labor to ensure that American employees receive fair treatment and pay. Maryland state overtime laws are closely modeled after these laws in that the following types of employees are exempt from overtime pay in Maryland:

  • Professionals
  • Administrators
  • Executives

Other categories of employees who may not be entitled to overtime pay in Maryland include:

  • Some farm and agriculture workers
  • Transportation employees
  • Outside sales professionals
  • People who live and work at the same address
  • Independent contractors

Free Maryland Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

If you work in Maryland and suspect that you are owed overtime pay you did not receive, you may be able to collect back pay for up to two years of denied overtime by filing an overtime pay lawsuit. To learn more about your potential right to substantial compensation, contact Phillips Dayes Law Firm to schedule a free consultation with an experienced employment lawyer.