Overtime Law in California

Under California Labor Law, employers cannot require a worker to work for greater hours than the workday or the workweek, unless appropriate payments are made for the extra time worked. For the purpose of the law, 8-hours of work comprises a “workday”, and 6-days of a total of 40-hours constitutes a workweek. An employee cannot [...]

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Can I Be Forced to Work Overtime?

In general, the federal law, specifically the Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA, does not prohibit forced overtime. So, it is possible your employer can require you to work overtime. The FLSA does not set any limit on the number of overtime hours an employer can enforce. In fact, the employer can determine the employee’s [...]

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Employee Rights: California Law Regarding Piece Rate Pay

The California law on piece rate pay does not exempt employers from paying their workers overtime pay. However, there are some employees who are not aware of their rights. An employee paid by “piece rate” is paid by a fixed amount of money based on agreed piece of work or service. This includes workers who [...]

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California Overtime Law in California

Under California Labor Law, employers cannot require  a worker to work for greater hours than the workday or the workweek, unless appropriate payments are made for the extra time worked. For the purpose of the law, 8-hours of work comprises a “workday”, and 6-days of a total of 40-hours constitutes a workweek. An employee cannot [...]

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