Overtime pay

UPDATED: Nov 17, 2017

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Overtime pay

I work 6 hours a day and seven days
a week and im not getting overtime
for the seventh day.is this legal
in California

Asked on November 17, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, California


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

In your state, you would receive *double* time IF you work more than 8 hours on the 7th day; daily overtime in CA cuts in at 8 hours (usually it's time and a half, but on the 7th day, if you work all 7, it is double).
You also receive time-and-a-half overtime for all hours worked past 40 in a week, regardless of when they are worked. So if you work 6 hours/day, 7 days/week, you work 42 hours; the last two hours should be overtime.

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