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The choice of using salary or hourly is generally up to the employer and your contract terms. Legally to be a salary employee, they must pay you at least $913 per week or $47,476 per year and you must be a supervisory employee, but legally if the employer wants to pay a supervisor hourly, they may do so. The employer cannot pay an employee who does not qualify as a supervisor or management or administrative or professional employee salary, but they can pay those employees hourly if they want.
If your wage in your contract does not work out hourly to what your contract provides you can sue the employer for breach of that contract. On the good side, if you are working 58 hours a week, you are now entitled to overtime pay at time and one half your base hourly wage
for 18 hours.
However, the employer can decide to make you hourly if they choose as long as they pay you hourly what your contract says you should make per hour when they calculate your salary out. If they do not calculate your hourly rate correctly, then that is a breach of contract
claim you could sue them over.
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