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This is a common situation, as a salaried exempt employee, the employer is allowed to set the hours and days of work, under Federal and State laws,
there is no limit on how many hours an employee who is exempt or not can work,
the law only provides that an employer pay overtime for non exempt employees,
If you are part of a Union, you need to file a grievance and see if they will take the issue up with your employer,
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask.
Can you help me with find the federal citation you base your answer on so that when I share the answer with the employees (I'm the union steward) they will be satisfied? I'd appreciate you directing me toward this.
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