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Not so much a legal question but its to do with overtime, a

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Not so much a legal question but its to do with overtime, a situation has come about at work where we are doing 15 plus hours unpaid overtime a week. What is a `FAIR' amount of unpaid over time as described in most employment cases. I am in retail
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Quensland
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No, however we are scheduled to a meeting on friday to discuss this
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that is it.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 3 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. I will do my best to assist you with your question.

Expert:  Leon replied 3 months ago.

Good Afternoon

The law allows the employer o have you do reasonable overtime for no extra pay. If you are under an award then you are to be paid what the award says. If not then anything that is reasonable does not have to be paid.

Here is some information.

http://asuvic.org/new/reasonable-hours-work-overtime/

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