Wisconsin Overtime Laws

Wisconsin State Overtime Exemptions

Wisconsin state overtime laws are closely based on the federal body of laws known as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under both sets of laws, certain types of employees are not entitled to, or exempt from, overtime pay. These types of workers include:

  • Professionals
  • Executives
  • Administrators

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

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

Free Wisconsin Overtime Lawsuit Consultations

In Wisconsin, a two-year statute of limitations on overtime pay lawsuits means that workers illegally denied overtime pay may be able to collect back pay for overtime wages denied them for up to two years before the date they file a claim. It’s important for individuals considering an overtime lawsuit to protect their rights by working with a highly qualified employment lawyer. If you feel you may be entitled to back pay in a Wisconsin overtime lawsuit, contact an experienced attorney from Phillips Dayes Law Firm for a free legal consultation.