Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Employment Law for Florida

Q: is my employer required to pay me overtime wages if I should have had 50 hours on my check?

I was required to work 10 hours on the Monday following July forth. My days off are Sunday and Monday since I reglarly work Tuesday through Saturday.. The employer gave me Sunday and Tuesday off and Tuesday was holiday pay of 8 hours. This gives me a total of 50 hours which would mean 10 hours of OT. The employer paid 2hours of Overtime only. Stating that I was not physically present on the Tuesday. My pay stub shows only 42 hours

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You cannot count the eight hour holiday as working hours--because you did not work. So the 2 hours OT is correct.

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