Rock Hill, SC asked in Employment Law for South Carolina

Q: Is there an FLSA law in South Carolina that limits the maximum number of hours that a salaried employee can be required?

For example, we are on a huge project. Is there a point that an employer has to let an employee go home to sleep some? We have been told in the past that we cannot leave until something is complete.

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Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer

A: If you are properly classified as a salaried employee, exempt from the provision of the overtime requirements of the FLSA, then there is no limit on the number of hours your employer can ask you to work in a workweek with your current salary pay.

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