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how many hours should you get payed for when call on day o

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how many hours should you get payed for when call on day off?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for contacting

What is the nature of the dispute here? Whether commuting time is compensable?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Got pay 2hrs want kwon if law stateds that you get payed for 4hrs for going into work on day off?

Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
I see.

The law requires that employees be paid for time actually worked typically unless they worked more than 40 hours in a work week. If the hours represent overtime, then the employee should be paid time and one-half normally.

There is generally no requirement that employees must be paid a premium if they are called in to work on their day off unless the employer has a written policy requiring the additional pay.

Good luck and take care.



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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I understand what you are saying,but still don't get if there is a law on (on call time) payment.

Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
On call time is a different issue.

If the employee is required to remain on the employer's premises while on call or must be available such that the employee is unable to use the on-call time for personal reasons, then the employer must normally compensate the employee for such time.

Here is a link with more information on that issue:

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