Overtime Violations

Handling Overtime Pay Disputes for Workers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Proven Employment Law Attorneys in New York City

State and federal wage and hour laws require that New York employers pay certain “non-exempt” workers at a higher rate for any hours worked over 40 hour in a given week (44 hours per week for some residential workers). As a general rule, the rate required for overtime is 1 ½ times the normal hourly rate of pay. Far too often, however, employers try to skirt the rules regarding overtime compensation, wrongfully classifying an employee as exempt or attempting to force workers to carry overtime hours into a succeeding week. If your employer has failed to properly pay you for overtime worked, the Law Office of Justin A. Zeller can protect your rights.

At the Law Office of Justin A. Zeller, we have fought for the rights of workers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut for almost two decades. We understand the role your job plays in your life and the stress and anxiety you can experience when you’re not being compensated as required by law.

We provide full-service legal counsel to men and women throughout the five boroughs who have been illegally denied overtime pay. No dispute is too big or too small. We’ll learn the details of your situation, as well as what you need to be made whole, acting as your advocate throughout the legal process. We’ll keep you up to date on all developments in your case, as well as your options and chances of success, so that you can make the right decisions regarding how you want to proceed.

We understand the anxiety and uncertainty that come with unresolved legal problems, whether you are experiencing challenges at work or have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence. No legal problem is too big or too small for us. Though we will handle all legal matters related to your case, we know that, ultimately, it’s your life that’s affected. We’ll provide you with the necessary tools to make good decisions for you’re and your loved ones.


We offer a free initial consultation to anyone involved in an employment law dispute. Contact our office by email or call us at (212) 229-2249.

Zealous Representation in Overtime Violations Claims

We aggressively advocate for workers who have been wrongfully been denied overtime pay, handling situations where:

  • An employer wrongfully tells you that you’re an “exempt” employee, and not subject to overtime requirements
  • Your employer consistently asks you to perform additional tasks before you punch in or after you’ve punched out
  • Your employer ignores your requests for overtime pay, or wrongfully asserts that you are not eligible because you didn’t keep proper records (state and federal law impose that duty on employers)

Contact the Attorneys at the Law Office of Justin A. Zeller, P.C.

At the Law Office of Justin A. Zeller, we offer a free initial consultation to anyone with an overtime pay dispute. To set up a meeting, call (212) 229-2249 or contact us online. We are available to meet with you evenings or weekend, if necessary. We can provide Spanish translation services upon request.

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