Minnesota Overtime Laws

Minnesota State Overtime Exemptions

Minnesota state overtime laws are very similar to the national overtime laws outlined by the Department of Labor in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in that the following types of workers are exempt from, or not entitled to, overtime pay:

  • Professional
  • Executive
  • Administrative

Additionally, workers who fall into the following categories are may also be exempt from overtime pay under Minnesota state law:

  • Independent contractors
  • Outside sales workers (they set their own hours)
  • Live-in workers (like domestic staff)
  • Certain agriculture and farm workers
  • Transportation industry employees

Free Minnesota Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

If you live in Minnesota and would like to learn whether your right to overtime pay has not been honored, it’s a good idea to consult with an employer well-versed in Minnesota state overtime laws. A two-year statute of limitations for Minnesota overtime lawsuits means that you may be able to collect back pay for overtime wages due to you for up to two years before the date on which you file your claim. If you would like more information on the rights afforded to you under Minnesota state overtime laws, we invite you to contact an employment lawyer from Phillips Dayes Law Firm for a free review of your situation.