Are independent contractors and 1099 employees entitled to overtime pay? Very often the answer is yes. Overtime pay is owed to employees who work over forty (40) hours in a workweek. Employers often try to get around this law by classifying workers as independent contractors or 1099 employees. However, these workers are often entitled to additional money for overtime work.
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Salaries & Overtime can Exist

Many people believe that employees who are paid a salary are not entitled to overtime pay. This is not necessarily true. In fact, many workers who receive a salary are entitled to overtime pay for all hours worked over forty in a workweek. While it is true that, in order to be considered exempt from
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