The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay time-and-a-half overtime to all non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours in a workweek. Employers who fail to pay overtime may be liable for both the amount of unpaid overtime and liquidated (double) damages.

The statute of limitations for FLSA claims is two years from the date a claim is filed; however, that time period expands back to three years if the employee can show a willful violation. Continue Reading