Ohio Questions and Answers about Overtime

Can an LPN be forced into an exempt status?
A few LPN's in my co. were changed to exempt status to save the co. money. I still have the same duties as before, patient care,med passes, treatments supervision of aides,scheduling, we interview pro...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 7, 2013 08:39 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

if staff volunteered to pick up a shift is it not an issue with Fair Labor?
We have PT employees who can work up to but not including 30 hrs a week - our FT employees are any staff that work 30 or more hours per week. If we have PT employees that are volunteering to pick up h...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 4, 2012 07:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

If away from home for work, how is compensable time calculated for non-exempt employees?
I will be administering a conference (non-exempt employee) and will be away from home for three days and two nights. Does my employer only need to pay for actual time worked during the conference? Is ...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2012 7:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

what is the maximum amount of hours an employee is to work?
Is there a limit on how many hours an employee can work? Was scheduled a 12 hour shift - but picked up 4 additional hours voluntarily to help cover shifts - is this permitted?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 22, 2011 09:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Office has a 35-hour work week. Do I get straight pay for 35 to 40 & then 1.5 over 40
Our company has a 35-hour work week. I sometimes work an extra 10 hours a week, for which my company refuses to pay overtime, saying I have to "adjust" and take time off the next week. They say we don...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 23, 2011 08:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Am I entitled to overtime even though I am a salary employee?
I work for a manufacturing company that does not pay any of us overtime. At one point they were giving us only comp. time that had restrictions on it. I am in Quality and work with my hands all day. T...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 16, 2011 3:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is refusing overtime allowed?
Upon my hiring I revealed that I required about 20 or so weekends off per year for personal reasons. He said that was fine(without putting it in writing unfortunately) as long as the hours were made u...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 11, 2011 5:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

salaried but paid hourly?
I am a manager at a call center with 5-10 employees underneath me. My employer classifies me as salaried non exempt on my pay stub. I am required to work 40 hours a week, and 2 extra Saturdays each mo...
2 answers  |  asked Feb 23, 2011 7:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can my employer tell you an hour before your shift is over that there is manditory overtime?
On a regular basis we finish our work at least and hour before our scheduled quiting time. They make us leave so they save money but on certain days they'll walk around an hour before quiting time and...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 20, 2010 7:58 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

What is the max amt of hours your employer can mandate you to stay over and work? You have already w
I work in a hospital setting and due to fluctuations in staffing and patient census, we are occasionally mandated to work over past our regularly scheduled time out. We would like to know the maximum ...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 9, 2010 7:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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