California Employment Law
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in california i worked 40 hours for the week had one day off then worked 14 hours the next work day. since i had 40 hours already the hours worked on the 6th day were in over time 1.5 times pay. does the double time rate start after 8 hours or after 12? the way i read it it is after 12 but since i'm aready at 1.5 time my pay once i hit 8 hours there is no increase until 12 since it is not the 7th day in a row. easier with real numbers friday at 4 pm i hit 4o hours. i worked untill 1130 pm that night which is 4 hours at 1.5 (8pm) and 3.5 hours at double time. i had sat off then sunday i worked from 7 am till 900 pm no lunch so for being over 40 i start at 1.5 so by 3 pm i have worked 8 hours at 1.5 time but again still not 7th day rules so at 7 pm i hit 12 hours now for sure im in double time for the remaining 2 hours. i am submitting my time sheet in the morning and will know what i get paid by thursday i just want to make sure i don't get cheated and want to make sure i don't submit a improper time card. and is there such a thing as double tim and a half or triple time after 16 hours? thanks for all your help
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