The cumulative rise in time on the job is even higher, of course, for families. Almost one-third of the workforce regularly works more than the standard 40-hour week; one-fifth work more than 50 hours.In 1998 the typical middle-income, married-couple family worked six more weeks a year than did a similar family in 1989 (Mishel et al. Hourly manufacturing workers, the only group tracked by government statisticians, are putting in 25% more overtime than they were a decade ago.The employer is only required to pay time and one-half overtime pay based on an employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek to its non-exempt employees.There is no limit on the number of hours the adult employee may be required to work.Families burdened by longer work hours are more likely to find it difficult to balance the conflicting demands of work and family.More hours spent at work mean less time with the family, less time to help a child with homework, less time for play, less time for housework, and less time for sleep.For example: To avoid having to pay time and one-half overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek that is Sunday through Saturday, an employer could adjust the hours of an employee who has already worked 34 hours by the end of a Thursday by requiring that the employee work only six hours on Friday and not work on Saturday at all regardless if the schedule had called for this employee to work eight hours on Friday and Saturday.Also, this may be done regardless if the employee agreed to this or not.
Seasonal Live-In Employees of Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, Tourist Resorts and Taverns . Highway Transport Hours of Work Limits (a) Overview (b) Maximum Hours Per Day (c) Maximum Hours Per Week (d) Hour-Extending Agreements (Both Daily and Weekly) . "entitled" to time off) appears to rule out such time as being work even if the employee actually works through it, which seems an odd result for a worker-protection law.For example, in a 28 day work period, fire fighters would be entitled to FLSA overtime only for hours actually worked over 212 during that 28 day period (in essence, a 53 hour work week)."7(k)" refers to the section of the FLSA in which these special rules are contained, 29 USC 207(k). Determining when the overtime threshold has been reached - and when hours of work limits are exceeded - can be a surprisingly complex task. While I may note these variations throughout this Employment Law (Ontario) Guide when explaining individual topics generally, readers facing a specific fact situation should carefully review Ch.1 "Primary, ESA-Special and ESA-Exempt Employment Sectors" to determine if their specific employment situation is governed by any of these exemptions or special rules. Overview (a) Overview "Overtime" of course involves the determination of, and increased payment for, hours worked over and above the "overtime" threshold. "Hours of Work Limits" - on the other hand - are legal maximums for hours of work in given periods (usually days and weeks) - regardless of any overtime pay paid.