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No, it is generally not ok to fail to pay overtime for any hours worked over 40 for one employer. It does sound as if this employer is trying to ignore overtime rules.
That's what I thought.
There is nothing in any wage and hour law that would allow an employer to pay less than time and a half for overtime if the employee has a second job, the two are just not related at all. Now, one thing an employer could do is refuse to give any overtime to any employee who has a second job. However, if more than 40 hours are worked in any single week, overtime is generally due.
More information on Georgia's overtime law/rules can be found at:
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