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Arkansas State Overtime Exemptions
The Arkansas state laws that regulate overtime pay are very similar to the federal overtime laws outlined in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Both sets of laws state that employees who fall into the following categories are exempt from overtime pay:
Per Arkansas state overtime laws, the following additional types of workers may not be guaranteed overtime pay:
- Independent contractors
- Outside sales reps
- Live-in employees
- Certain transportation industry employees
- Some agriculture and farm workers
Arkansas Overtime Lawsuit Consultations
Based on a general lack of knowledge regarding the details of Arkansas state overtime laws, individuals who suspect they have been wrongfully denied overtime pay would be well-served to enlist the support of an experienced overtime lawsuit attorney. There is a two-year statute of limitations on Arkansas overtime lawsuits, so employees stand to collect back pay for overtime wages illegally denied to them for a full two years prior to the date on which they file a claim. If you would like to know whether your right to overtime pay guaranteed by Arkansas overtime laws was violated, contact an overtime attorney from Phillips Dayes Law Firm to schedule a consultation.