Q: Is it legal for my employer (manufacturing) to make me work 8 hours a day, 7 days a week?
A: Yes. Federal law does not impose any hour caps on how much you can work in a workweek. However, if you are paid by the hour, you must be paid overtime, at a rate of one-and-one-half times your regular rate of pay, for all your hours worked in excess of 40 in a 7-day workweek.
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