I worked 7 days straight 8 hours a day i also worked on the 8th day start of new pay period do i get pd over time for my 8th day also?

My pay period is from sunday- Saturday i worked straight from sunday through sunday 8 hour days do i get pd overtime for my 8th day also? even if it starts a new pay period?

1 answer  |  asked May 16, 2019 4:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

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Neil Klingshirn
Overtime is based on the "workweek," which is a seven day period. If you work more than 40 hours in a workweek, you are entitled to time and a half on the hours worked over 40.

Employers get to decide the days on which their workweek starts and ends. They cannot, however, change or manipulate the workweek to their benefit.

Now to your question, you are entitled to overtime for the hours over 40 worked during the seven days of the workweek. The eighth day, however, starts a new workweek. If you work less than 32 hours during the next six days, you will not receive overtime pay. If you do work more than 32 hours during the next six days, you will. After that, your workweek starts over again.

posted by Neil Klingshirn  |  May 20, 2019 11:29 AM [EST]

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