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I have worked 4 overnight shifts (32hrs) in a single week when those are not my regular shifts. And a regular 8hr shift. My employers payroll system is saying it qualifies me for 4 hrs of double overtime, however my employer is complaining about it and talking about taking that away from me. Is there a law that protects that?
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California law requires double the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 12 hours in any workday and for all hours worked in excess of eight on the seventh consecutive day of work in a workweek. So it would be illegal of the employer to take it away from you. Or to somehow discriminate against you for the same. If they do either, then you could file a claim with the Cal Department of Industrial Relations.
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