Clifton, NJ asked in Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: Can my employer require me to work on weekend for inventory count if our work week is Mon-Fri?

Our company handbook states our work week is Mon-Friday and weekends off. We are doing our yearly inventory count and my boss is telling us its required we be here for it and its Saturday and Sunday. So basically we'd all be working 12 days straight no days off is this legal?

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Paula M. Dillon
Paula M. Dillon
  • Hackensack, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Yes they can require you to come in. If you work over 40 hours that week, they would be required to pay you time and a half for all hours worked over 40 in that week.

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