The U.S. Supreme Court may soon decide a groundbreaking employment law case revolving around whether sales people working in the field have the right to overtime pay. The court is considering the appeal filed by two former sales representatives of GlaxoSmithKline. The two had earlier filed a class action lawsuit to argue that the company owes them overtime pay for up to 20 hours of overtime that the men worked each week.
In our Broward County Employment Law Blog we have previously written about the Florida state and federal laws that govern wages. Generally speaking, here in South Florida employees are granted wage and overtime rights under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.