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is it ok to pay per shift salary for 12 hours shift as long the salary cover minimum wages and over time in california
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Unfortunately, no, employees are required to be paid a wage for hourly work, and would be entitiled to receive time-and-a-half for every hour worked in excess of eight per day, or four hours of overtime per 12 hour shift.
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