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I am a salaried emplolyee getting paid for 40 hours ($15.00

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I am a salaried emplolyee getting paid for 40 hours ($15.00 an Hour) but I am expected to work 75 hours. Is this legeal? Is there a limit on how many hours salaried employess should work?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  Lady Themis replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

Overtime laws still apply to salaried employees unless the employee is exempt. You can read more about exemptions here:

http://personnel.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/44CAB895-3CB2-4CF4-BADD-A2EB679273A0/0/flsatest.pdf

There is no limit on the number of hours you can be required to work, but you must at least be paid minimum wage for the number of hours you actually work under both federal and state law.

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