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Can an employer force you to work overtime? I already work

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Can an employer force you to work overtime? I already work 6 hours overtime each week
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
You cannot be forced to work more than 40 hours per week, and an additional amount of overtime cannot ne forced on you. This is old law, going back to early days in New Zealand
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
So your employer should be told, this is entirely optional on your part

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