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The law actually doesn't restrict how many hours an employee can be forced to work. The law simply requires employers to pay no less than minimum wage plus overtime for all hours worked. In Texas minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, and overtime must be paid at time and a half for all hours worked in excess of 40. Provided your draw covers at least that, then your employer would be compliant with the law, regardless of how many hours you were actually required to work.
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