Wage and Hour – Overtime Attorney – Tampa was last modified: May 24th, 2018 by Howard Iken
Attorney Howard Iken

Tampa Overtime Attorney

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Is your employer taking advantage of you?  Have they refused to pay you proper wages, or earned overtime? We are ready to help. Our experienced attorneys can resolve many case out of court. We will stick up for your rights, demand proper compensation for all worked hours, and recover our fees from the employer. You pay nothing upfront to our firm!

In our Tampa office, we use a team approach that:

  • Allows you to select from a variety of different Tampa attorneys
  • Gives you the advantage of drawing upon the knowledge of multiple people
  • Provides representation in related areas of law – so you can get help all in one place

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Employers are required to pay 1.5 times your normal wage if you work over 40 hours in one week. There are few exceptions. For most employees, the employer cannot come up with elaborate schemes to avoid paying overtime. The law in Florida and also in Federal Courts gives employees a right to enforce their overtime rights. There is no reason for you to be taken advantage of. Our team can recover unpaid overtime and vindicate your rights as a worker.


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It is a little-known fact that employees must be paid overtime if they perform any after-hours duties. If you are required to accept calls, carry around a special work phone, check work email, or do absolutely anything after hours – you may be entitled to overtime compensation for your work. Many employers are ignorant of the law requiring compensation.  The bottom line – if any job duties required by your employer push you past the 40-hour mark – they must pay overtime. That includes minor duties performed after hours or on the weekend.  Another little-known fact – mandatory social events must be compensated at regular pay.


“Independent Contractors”


This is the most abused classification that some employers use to get around wage and hour laws. There are legal tests for whether a certain type of employee can ever be considered an independent contractor. Most employees called independent contractors are done so improperly and against legal guidelines. If you have been designated as an independent contractor – you my be headed for serious tax consequences by the IRS. Our experienced legal team can help. Many times we can hold the employer responsible for improper classification and then we can recover money for you.


Our Knowledge and Experience


Our overtime attorneys in Tampa deal with these cases every day. Not only this, they also have extensive training in the area of wage and hour law, providing you with insight even the most in-depth research can’t provide to you. Working with an experienced attorney will ensure you approach your case in the best possible manner so you can obtain the outcome you desire.


We Fight for You


When you and your employer can’t agree on proper compensation for extra hours worked it will most likely go before a judge to make a determination. If you have a qualified Tampa wage and hour attorney on your side, he or she will be able to fight for what you deserve so you don’t settle for less than what you are entitled to. Hiring your own attorney will protect your rights.

Our Attorneys Are Ready to Fight for You!

Ayo and Iken Attorneys Florida

Over the past 14 years Ayo & Iken has helped over 5,000 people just like you


Having worked as an investigator and later in my career as a counselor for divorces gave me plenty of exposure to Lawyers. Therefore, I had a lot of resistance and fears of working with any lawyer. Therefore, I did thorough research and found Howard Iken. I must say that I have nothing but appreciation for him. His knowledge, expertise, and support are priceless. First of all he does not sell you a dream, in other words he is upfront and honest at all times. He has also been extremely assertive and a big advocate for my daughter and my rights as a father in the court room. Outside of the court room he has been extremely supportive, accessible, and informative at all times. In fact many times I would send him an email with a question and would be surprised to receive a response right away. After my past experiences working in the system he has shown me that there are excellent lawyers that truly are there for their client’s best interest.

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Mr. Iken represented me for almost 3 years, even after I relocated from the Tampa area. From our first interview, I was thoroughly impressed and I always felt confident that Howard was in control of every issue that arose. He was readily accessible, quick to respond to my calls and messages and took the time to explain each issue that came up. Mr. Iken was tenacious in the court room and firm yet fair when dealing with the opposing side. He has an extensive knowledge of Florida Law both in the family court and bankruptcy arenas, and I utilized his services for both of these concerns. I always felt like I was reasonably billed and I believe that Mr. Iken’s fees are fair and just.

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703 W. Bay Street

Tampa, Fl  33606


Our Tampa office is conveniently located in the Hyde Park area, part of South Tampa.  We are just several minutes away from the Tampa courthouse.

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