Overtime pay is one and onehalf times the regular rate of pay. An employer must pay overtime to nonexempt employees for all hours actually worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. You may work more than 8 hours in a day or work more than a regularly scheduled shift, and still not exceed 40 hours of actual work in a workweek. If your employer pays you for hours not actually worked, such as for a holiday or a sick day, then those hours do not count as hours actually worked for the purpose of state and federal overtime law.
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