Call the dept of labor in your state they will help you with your claim.
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Pursuant to federal and state law in Ohio, you are to be paid time and a half for any week in which you work more than 40 hours in that given workweek. For instance, if you work 46 hours in one week and 34 hours in the second week of the pay period, you would have earned 6 hours of overtime pay during the first week.
I encourage you to contact an employment attorney immediately to fully discuss this matter further. Many employment law firms, including my office, will speak with you free of charge.
Matthew J.P. Coffman
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Are you an hourly employee? Do you know if you are classified as "non-exempt" under the FLSA? You should contact an employment attorney to discuss this. I agree with Matt's answer. You should be paid at least one and one-half times your hourly rate for all hours worked over 40 hours in a single workweek, with limited exceptions. An employment attorney can help you figure out the best route to take here. Most employment attorneys offer free consultations. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.
The Ohio Department of Commerce enforces violations of Ohio's wage and hour laws.
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