The online site Yelp has settled an overtime suit on behalf of account executives for $1.25 million. The suit claimed that the employees were misclassified as exempt from overtime compensation laws.  The settlement mainly affects employees in California; another overtime suit is pending in Illinois.

Source: Gigaom.com

Read the proposed Yelp overtime settlement

Misclassification of employees as exempt from overtime compensation laws is a common violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and Kentucky wage and hour law. If you have not been paid the wages or overtime you have earned, contact Lexington, Kentucky overtime lawyer Robert Abell at 859-254-7076.   

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