Ohio Overtime Laws

Ohio State Overtime Exemptions

In Ohio, state overtime laws are closely based on the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), which is the body of laws enforced by the federal Department of Labor to ensure American workers are treated and paid fairly. According to both federal and Ohio state overtime laws, the following types of employees may not be entitled to overtime pay:

  • Executive
  • Professional
  • Administrative

Furthermore, the following additional types of employees may be exempt from overtime pay under Ohio law:

  • Independent contractors
  • People who live and work at the same address
  • Sales professionals who set their own hours
  • Transportation workers
  • Some agriculture and farm workers

Free Ohio Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

If you work in Ohio and believe you may have been illegally denied the overtime pay you worked so hard to earn, you could be entitled to back pay for overtime hours you worked for a full two years prior to the date you file an overtime lawsuit claim. For an evaluation of your claim and a free legal consultation, contact an overtime pay lawyer at Phillips Dayes Law Firm