Did you know that your boss may be driving around in a Lexus purchased with overtime pay that should have been given to you? That’s right, your employer or former employer may owe you enough overtime money to take a vacation, buy a car, or put a down payment on a home, and you don’t even know it! As Lawyers’ Weekly USA recently reported (1/7/02), "An overtime claim is a sleeping giant that lurks in a lot of cases and is often passed by. Experts seem to agree that violations are extremely common in nearly all industries." Did you know there is an estimated $39 billion owed to employees paid on a salary who really should be paid overtime under often overlooked overtime laws? That’s right- $39 BILLION! Pharmacists at Eckerds found out about and asserted their overtime rights and recently won an $8 million settlement. Our website shows you some of the major ways that employers fail to properly pay employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) federal overtime laws, and how to combat it.