Overtime Pay

Does Travel Time Count Towards Unpaid Overtime?

When does travel time count towards unpaid overtime under Texas law? Texas employees are often required to travel extensively as part of their job duties. Thus, it is important to determine whether...

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Do Breaks Count Towards Unpaid Overtime?

When are breaks counted as unpaid overtime under Texas law? Many employees in Texas ask whether their breaks and meal period should be counted as work time for the purposes of determining...

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Can You Recover Unpaid Overtime After Being Terminated?

Can you recover unpaid overtime from a former employer if you no longer work there? The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, governs unpaid overtime in Texas. One of the common misconceptions...

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The Executive Unpaid Overtime Exemption in Texas

Are You an Executive Exempt from Unpaid Overtime in Texas? As a general rule, Texas employees are entitled to overtime pay unless they qualify for one of the narrow exemptions under the...

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Are Texas Independent Contractors Due Unpaid Overtime?

Are Texas Independent Contractors Due Unpaid Overtime? Employers continue to believe that merely because a person is labeled as an independent contractor, he or she is not entitled to unpaid overtime. Under...

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Texas Overtime Exemptions

I.  Texas Overtime Exemptions Texas overtime pay is governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act, or the FLSA.  As stated in my post that provided an overview of Texas overtime laws, as...

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Texas Overtime Laws

Introduction to Texas Overtime Laws Overtime pay in Texas is governed by federal legislation known as the Fair Labor Standards Act (the FLSA).  As a general rule, employees are entitled to be...

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