What You Need To Know

Discover your rights and protections regarding wages, overtime, and employee classification. If you've faced unpaid overtime or workplace violations, contact Josephson Dunlap for expert representation and guidance.

Unravel the complexities of labor regulations and ensure fair treatment in your workplace.


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Montana Minimum Wage Laws

As of 2023, Montana has established a minimum wage of $9.95 per hour, which is adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index. Employers must adhere to this state-specific minimum wage, which is higher than the federal rate.


Meal & Rest Breaks

Montana law requires employers to provide a rest break of at least 10 minutes for each 4-hour work period, which must be paid

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Filing Claims

In Montana, employees seeking to file a claim for unpaid overtime wages must do so within a two-year statute of limitations from the date the wages were due. This period can be extended to three years in cases of willful violations by the employer.


Montana Overtime Pay Laws

In Montana, claims for unpaid overtime pay must be filed within a two-year statute of limitations from the date the overtime wages were earned. This timeframe extends to three years for deliberate violations by employers.

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Protections for workers

Montana's overtime law includes a unique provision that exempts certain seasonal workers at ski facilities from the standard overtime requirements. These workers are not entitled to overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per week during the operational season.