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Rhode Island State Overtime Exemptions
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the body of laws overseen by the Department of Labor to help ensure employees across the United States receive fair pay and treatment. Rhode Island state overtime laws closely resemble these federal laws in that the following types of employees are not entitled to (exempt from) overtime pay:
Other employees in Rhode Island who may not be entitled to overtime pay may include:
- Independent contractors
- Some transportation workers
- Farm and agriculture workers
- Outside sales workers
- People who live and work at the same address
Rhode Island Overtime Lawsuit Consultations
A two-year statute of limitations on overtime pay lawsuits in Rhode Island means that cheated workers may be able to collect back pay for up to two years of illegally denied overtime wages. If you work in Rhode Island and believe you may be entitled to overtime pay you did not receive, contact Phillips Dayes Law Firm for a legal consultation.