These questions give you a head start. Do you work for
A Federal, state, or local government agency
A hospital, or an institution primarily engaged in the care of the sick, the aged, or the mentally ill or mentally retarded who live on site
A pre-school; elementary or secondary school or college/university; or a school for mentally or physically handicapped or gifted children
A company/organization with annual dollar volume of sales or receipts in the amount of $500,000
If so you might well.
Not all companies are covered by the FLSA but even if your employer does not fall within FLSA then it may be covered by the analogous wage protections under the Texas Payday Law. The federal DOL website has good information about FLSA coverage.
If you are being required to perform work in excess of 40 hours per week, and the employer is not compensating you for the time, and if you are not an exempt employee, you may have a claim for unpaid overtime wages under both State and Federal law. I have provided links, below, to the Fair Labor Standards Act web pages for the Department of Labor and the Texas Workforce Commission. Hopefully they will help you determine if you need to consult an employment attorney in your area. Good luck.
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