Home depot on a regular basis has employees work 6 to 10 days in a row,they do this by giving employees off at beginning of the first week and at end of the next...is this how they get away without paying OT?is it legal..its very demanding and their shoul

Just wondering how they get away with doing this on regular basis...if yuou work over 40 per week you get time and a half...but when doing it this way you worj 80hrs straight and get no OT...its burning people out and isn't right

1 answer  |  asked Sep 7, 2018 06:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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Scott Leah
Overtime is based on working over 40 hours in a work week. The work week is defined by the employer. It can be any 7 day period. It can be Sunday through Saturday, Monday through Sunday, Wednesday through Tuesday, etc.

Whatever the work week is as defined by the employer, any employee who works more than 40 hours during that work week must, if they are non-exempt, be paid at least time and a half for the hours over 40.

posted by Scott Leah  |  Sep 7, 2018 06:27 AM [EST]

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