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I'm a salaried paid...

I'm a salaried paid manager and have been working 7 days straight mainly from 8am til 930 pm with no time off since Oct. 07, 2017, is this legal? I'm exhausted and can barely

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Texas

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time im not sure about the rest maybe at will

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No ma'am

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Answer: Unfortunately, this is legal. There is no maximum legally permissible hours of work for an exempt (salaried) employee. The employer may schedule you for as many hours as is necessary.

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