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Yes, you do have to pay double-time. From the California Department of Industrial Relations:
Eight hours of labor constitutes a day's work, and employment beyond eight hours in any workday or more than six days in any workweek is permissible provided the employee is compensated for the overtime at not less than:
So, anything after 8 hours of straight work up to 12 hours should be paid at one and a half time their normal pay rate. Anything beyond 12 hours in any workday must be paid at double their normal rate of pay.Please kindly remember to leave a positive rating for me by clicking on the stars at the top of the page, as that is the only way I am paid for my time, even though you may have already paid a deposit to the site. Follow-up questions asked in this thread do not cost anything additional after leaving a positive rating. Thank you!If you need clarification about my answer or additional information, please use the SEND or REPLY button to continue our conversation. Your satisfaction is my goal and I am here to help!