Addison, IL asked in Employment Law for Indiana

Q: I worked as a instructor for a trucking company, we didnt get paid overtime even though we werr forced to work over 40

They said its because we were classified as drivers, however we never drove, never kept logs. We were all either severenced or furloughed on 4/24, but were told we were non driver personnel..how can you not pay us overtime by saying were considered drivers but then labeled non driver to furlough or severence us? Some of us have been working more than 40hrs a week for up to 8yrs.

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3 Lawyer Answers
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
Answered

A: I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation. There isn't enough information here for a full analysis. Depending on your job duties and pay structure, you may be entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
Answered
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: On the issue of overtime, simply complete this online form with the Illinois Department of Labor at: https://www2.illinois.gov/idol/SiteAssets/Pages/Complaints/Wage%20Complaint%20English%20Form.pdf

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
Answered
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: The Indiana DOL form is at: https://wc.dol.in.gov/

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