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I am on salary at my job and have been working between 60-80 hours a week I would like to know how many hrs I am required to work and at what point do they have to pay me overtime I have also been in my position for a year and should be up for a raise we just got a new GM Monday but the last one said we could put in for it on 7/1 how do I go about making sure the new person follows through

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you hourly or salaried? How many hours do you work each week?

Salaried and I have been working between 60-80 hours per 1 week for the last month at least

Lawyer's Assistant: Where are you located? Overtime laws vary by state.

Nebraska

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

I dont think so

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How many hours you work is up to you and your employer. As a salaried exempt employee, you are not required to be offered overtime. A salaried position is based on 40 hours but you are paid a set amount no matter how many hours you work. See link to see how flsa defines what employees can be exempt and thus not paid overtime: http://flsa.com/coverage.html

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