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I am an exempt employee my employer that my next page check will be short 32 hours since they claim I went over the allowed amount. Is this allowed?

Lawyer's Assistant: Was this discussed with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

HR manager

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the workplace "at will" or union? Is the job hourly or salaried?

I'm salaried

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They gave me no notice and when I asked for backup documentation to the dates she said she only had a couple

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Answer: What your employer has stated is not permissible under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA provides that an exempt employee is paid a full-day's rate even if they work only 1 hour in that day. The number of hours an exempt employee works in a day is irrelevant for the salary they receive (as long as you work at least 1 hour).

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