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Q: california labor law for overtime ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: california labor law for overtime
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: mistyblue56-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 12 May 2005 18:07 PDT
Expires: 11 Jun 2005 18:07 PDT
Question ID: 521114
I worked 7 days in a row with a total of 56 hours.My boss is paying me
time and a half for the 16 hours.Should I get double time for the 6
hours on the 7th day?
Subject: Re: california labor law for overtime
Answered By: efn-ga on 12 May 2005 19:10 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi mistyblue56,

No, sorry, you are not entitled to double time for the six hours on
the seventh day.

Double time only starts after twelve hours in one day, or after eight
hours on the seventh consecutive day of work.  So six hours on the
seventh day doesn't qualify either way.


Overtime page from the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

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mistyblue56-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Thank you!

Subject: Re: california labor law for overtime
From: joe916-ga on 15 May 2005 05:22 PDT

Industrial Wefare Commision wage orders(required to be posted b employer)

You might want to contact a labor orginization close to you about
organizing. Its a challenge, but with success comes fairness and other
benefits. But be carefull.

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