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Freightquote Overtime Lawsuit

Pursuant to a recent court order, more than 1,400 current and former Freightquote employees were notified of their right to join a lawsuit for unpaid overtime and 401(k) benefits. All Account Representatives, Customer Activation Specialists, and Truckload Coverage Representatives (collectively “Covered Employees”) who have worked at any time between March 18, 2012 and the Present…

What is a Salary?

Overtime pay and minimum wages are due to most employees unless they are paid a salary and have job duties that are considered exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Most employees and unfortunately, many employers, cannot explain the definition of a salary. Below, we will attempt to explain the characteristics of a salary…

Many Salaried Workers Are Entitled to Overtime

The general rule, under federal law, is that employees are entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week.  Most people believe that workers who are paid a salary are disqualified from being paid overtime.  Unfortunately, this unqualified conclusion is false.  Although many salaried workers are not entitled to overtime,…