New Jersey Overtime Laws

New Jersey State Overtime Exemptions

The state of New Jersey has based its overtime pay laws on the FLSA,the federal laws put in place by the Department of Labor to help make sure the workers of America are treated and paid in a fair manner. Under these laws, the following types of employees are not entitled to overtime pay in New Jersey:

  • Professional
  • Administrative
  • Executive

Other types of employees who may be exempt from overtime pay in New Jersey include:

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

Free New Jersey Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

New Jersey workers who have been illegally denied overtime pay may be able to collect back pay for overtime wages earned for up to two years before the date on which they file an overtime lawsuit claim. If you believe you may be owed overtime wages you were not paid, contact Phillips Dayes Law Firm for a free legal consultation with an experienced overtime pay attorney.