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Can an Employee Be Forced to Take Comp Time Instead of Overtime Pay?

Thank you, I currently work for a field service company. We were recently acquired in 12/ 2009. We have been on board 16 months and have been told no raises. Many of us have not had a raise since 2005 and many are 55 years old plus. The new thing now is Comp time. They want us to take comp time when we work overtime. It's expected. They tell us, if we don't buy into doing com...

06/08/2011   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: New Jersey   |   #24991

Can an Employee's Hours and Pay Be Reduced When Business is Bad?

Is it legal to reduce the salary of a bookkeeper of a small corporation by 10% or 20% if the hours per week is reduced by the same percentage. Gross receipts are down by about 50% and the President and Vice-President have been unable to take any pay for the last year. The company has been losing money for more than a year.

04/29/2011   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: California   |   #24750

Can an Exempt Employee Be Paid an Hourly Rate?

my employment status is EXEMPT, and my employer wants me to clock in & out. Can they do this?

04/07/2011   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: Colorado   |   #24588

Can My Employer Require Me to Work During Certain Hours in Order to be Paid?

I am classified as an Exempt Employee (Salaried) in a non-profit organization. I have depleted my sick time and all but .75 vacation hour this year and got sick again and missed 2 full 8:30- 5 days. However, during that week, I worked 31.25 hours, was granted 8 hours comp time and used the final .75 of my vacation. According to the 'powers that be', I should not be counting ...

09/11/2009   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: Michigan   |   #18574

What is the law regarding number of work hours of employees?

I work in a warehouse in the Bronx, NY and we are going through some changes regarding our work schedule. This change will affect guaranteed work for employees on one shift. We have three shifts, 1st shift (43 union workers all guaranteed 5 days) 2nd shift(about 114 union, all guaranteed 5 days) and third(60 union with 25 guarateed 5 days of work based on a letter of understand...

04/08/2009   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: New York   |   #15918

Can working hours be chagned to force teachers to bus duty?

Our principal is trying to make teachers keep students in the classroom after school ends for a total of more than 6 hours a day direct instruction with students. Last period lasts from 2:35-4:15, students still attached to teacher when school should be declared over. Working hours have recently been changed in an attempt to force teachers to hold students until their buses ar...

01/25/2009   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: Texas   |   #15066

How many hours can a child under the age of 18 work ?

How many hours can a child under the age of 18 work ?

05/23/2007   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #5779

Is it legal for an employer to force me to work 12 hour days 7 days a week?

Is it legal for an employer to force me to work 12 hour days 7 days a week? I am concerned about the safety issues with working this many hours as well as my physical well being.

04/19/2007   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: Michigan   |   #3214

How do you retroactive pay an hourly employee that is now on salary who has worked alot of overtime?

How do you retroactive pay an hourly employee that is now on salary whom has worked alot of overtime as an hourly employee? What is the law on how to do this?

04/13/2007   |   Category: Employment » Hours   |   State: California   |   #3073
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