overtime compensation

I Manage an Apartment Building, am I Exempt from Overtime?

I manage an apartment building. My duties include maintaining the grounds, cleaning common areas, showing apartments to tenants, verifying references and collecting rents, among other things. Am I Exempt from Overtime?

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Who is My Employer When A Temp Agency Has Placed Me In A Job Where I Had An Accident?

A temporary agency placed me in a job with one of their clients. Their client made me work long hours and did not pay me overtime and then to top it off, he said that I was "a lazy white person." Both the client and the temp agency are pointing the fingers at the other. Who do I turn to to deal with my overtime and discrimination claims?

Can my employer require me to work overtime?

Can my employer require me to work overtime?

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Yes, an employer may dictate the employee's work schedule and hours. Additionally, under most circumstances the employer may discipline an employee, up to and including termination, if the employee refuses to work scheduled overtime.

Can my employer have a use it or lose it policy toward vacation time that has already accrued under CA Labor Code 227.3?

I have worked for the past nine years for a company in California. At the end of 2005, they sent a memo around that stated that from then on, we could only carry forward a week of our vacation. At the end of 2006, I had over two weeks coming. I was actually unable to take vacation because the situation in my department was such that my desk would not be covered if I did so.

I work at a garment manufacturing plant. Am I entitled to overtime?

I work for a garment manfacturer and we do not get overtime despite working long hours. Am I entitled to overtime?

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Can My Employer Retaliate Against Me for Seeking To Get Overtime?

My employer does not like that I am looking to get paid for the overtime they made me work. Can they fire me or make trouble for me at work for trying to get paid for my overtime?

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What kind of jobs are considered non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime?

What kind of jobs are considered non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime?

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Some examples of positions that are usually non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime include:
- Bookkeepers, secretaries and clerks of various kinds who perform routine clerical duties,

Employees get Overtime and Independent Contractors Do Not Get Overtime. Which one are you?

I have an agreement with my employer that says that I am an independent contractor. I have been working for him for 3 years and he treats me like all of the rest of the people who are employees. Am I am employee or an independent contractor when deciding if I should get overtime?

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Are You Entitled to Overtime Even Though Your Employment Contract Says You Are Not?

My boss has told me that the employment agreement I signed with the company specifically says that I have waived any rights to overtime by accepting employment. Is that legal?

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My employer refuses to give us lunch breaks during 10 hour workdays. Is that legal?

I would like to get a lunch break during the day, but my employer refuses to give one to me despite the fact that I work 10 hours a day without any break. Is that legal?

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