Richmond, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: Does my employer have to pay me for the hours I worked when I accidentally staying past my assigned shift?

I didn't know what hours I would be working at the start of the week and the manager wasn't there to ask when I showed up for work. My schedule also wasn't posted with the others so I just guessed what time I needed to leave. Does my employer have to pay me for the hours spent past my shift?

(I messed up the title when I was erasing words to make it fit the character limit. whoops!)

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Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Your employer needs to pay you for all hours worked. They can then require that you don't work as many hours. However, if they are on notice that you worked those hours, then they have to pay you for the hours you worked.

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