Just because you're salaried doesn't mean you're automatically exempt from overtime. Most employees are entitled to be paid overtime (1.5 times your regular hourly rate) under the Fair Labor Standards Act for any hours worked over 40 per week. Some employees are exempt, but not nearly as many as most employers and employees assume.
If your employer is treating you as exempt from overtime, odds are they got it wrong. Here are some ways you might be exempt from overtime.
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