Yes, a police officer can file a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit. In fact, there have been numerous FLSA class action lawsuits filed to insure police officers are paid what they are owed. These claims are filed by the entire group and provide each employee with more strength in numbers to fight against a large business and their high paid legal team. An employee can also join an existing class action lawsuit if it has already been filed for unpaid overtime pay.
However, one should know that depending on your situation, a class action lawsuit can be detrimental and filing an individual claim may be more beneficial. If you have been wrongfully denied overtime benefits and you do not know if you should file your own individual claim or join a police officer class action unpaid overtime lawsuit, call our law firm today at (855) 754-2795. We will discuss your case with you and determine what is your best option.