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You may be able to seek backpay for the period of time prior to the change in the exempt/nonexempt law. In order to know for sure, you should consult a worker's compensation attorney that is local for you. They will be better able to review your case and give you a good idea of your chances of recovering.
The new law however, would limit your overtime and keep you restricted to 40 hours per week.
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