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Virginia State Overtime Exemptions
The state of Virginia closely modeled its overtime pay laws after the FLSA, the national body of laws overseen by the Department of Labor to help ensure fair treatment and pay for workers across the United States. According to these laws, the following types of employees are not entitled to overtime pay in Virginia:
Other types of workers who may not be entitled to overtime pay in Virginia include:
- Some agriculture and farm workers
- Independent contractors
- Outside sales professionals
- Transportation workers
- Residential workers (who live and work at the same address)
Virginia Overtime Lawsuit Consultations
If you work in Virginia and believe you have been illegally denied the overtime pay you earned, you could be entitled to back pay for up to two years of overtime hours. To learn more about your potential right to substantial compensation, contact Phillips Dayes Law Firm to schedule a legal consultation.