Van Buren, AR asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Arkansas

Q: Should I have been receiving on- call pay?

I work for a municipality in Arkansas? I was issued a city phone and was told I would be responsible for all call outs per my license. ( water/Sewer) . I have answered calls and also came back from dinners and vacations to handle utility issues. I have never been able to go out of town far away until last year. My spouse started working for the same municipality so he stayed home while I went. I do not have hire and fire right. Should I be compensated for being restricted to a small area to insure I am able to take any call out?

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: You may want to contact an employment attorney that handles FLSA cases because you may have a claim related to this activity by your employer. We would be happy to speak with you.

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