Norman, OK asked in Employment Law for Oklahoma

Q: if i work over 40 hrs a week by ok. state law are they required to pay me overtime wages

if only 40 hrs a week are claimed and anything over isnt claimed is that illegal

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Marshall Jason Ray
Marshall Jason Ray

A: You should consult with your state labor department or a local lawyer to see if you are owed wages. Federal law (which applies in all states) requires the payment of time and a half for hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week -- if the worker is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. It is not possible to answer your question without knowing more about what type of position is being discussed. Your state labor department will be able to help you understand both the federal and the state law requirements.

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