overtime & lay-offs

Can an employer require their employees to work 12 hours days, every day, every other week, if the employer has a portion of the workforce laid-off?

1 answer  |  asked Feb 26, 2008 8:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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Doris Dabrowski

The employer must pay overtime premiums to non-exempt employees who work over 40 hours/week. The law does not govern the number of hours required. If there is a union representing employees, read the collective bargaining agreement, which may address layoff and work time issues.

posted by Doris Dabrowski  |  Feb 27, 2008 11:19 AM [EST]

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