Dallas, TX asked in Employment Law for Arkansas

Q: I live in Arkansas and am a exempt salary employee but work 84 hours a week is this legal?

When I work 84 hours I make less than minimum wage for a 168 hour pay check im getting $1200 but being exempt does this mean that my company is not required to pay me more or give me any compensation when I work through holidays?

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Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: Being an exempt employee is a narrow classification under the FLSA. I would recommend you speak to an employment lawyer to discuss your rights under the FLSA. You can contact our office at https://www.pfeiferlawfirm.net/ to discuss this issue further. Thanks

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