Pine Bluff, AR asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Education Law for Arkansas

Q: Am I required to supervise students off contracted time for free.

My principal stated that all certified staff are required to come in before our contracted hours and stay afterwards to supervise students for free. She also says that if we don’t, we will be written up for insubordination and that those of us with second jobs would have to make other arrangements with our employers.

1 Lawyer Answer
Chris W. Burks
Chris W. Burks
  • Education Law Lawyer
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: Thanks and no you are not required to work more than the time you are contracted for. Working off the clock is illegal in Arkansas.

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