New Jersey Overtime Rules provide that you are entitled to overtime in New Jersey for any amount of time worked over 40 hours. The minimum wage in New Jersey is $7.25. You would be entitled to 1.5x your hourly rate for any overtime in excess of 40 hours. If you have been denied overtime in New Jersey, you may be entitled to additional damages beyond what was already owed to you. New Jersey Overtime Rules also provide for numerous exemptions. For example, administrators, executives and professionals earning a minimum of $455 per week are not entitled to overtime.
New Jersey Overtime Rules are very complicated. We can answer your questions and advise you on whether you are entitled to overtime for no charge. Please contact our NJ Employment Lawyers for a free consultation.