As a Bus/Truck Driver, Am I Entitled to Overtime Under California Law?
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If you’re a bus driver or truck driver in Northern California, you deserve to be paid fairly for your work. But does the law entitle you to receive overtime for working certain jobs? This is a trickier question than you might realize. Knowing your rights is essential, since you can’t necessarily count on your employer or on an outside regulatory agency to ensure fair play. Continue reading
Yes, California law requires that employers pay overtime, whether authorized or not, at the rate of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of eight up to and including 12 hours in any workday, and for the first eight hours of work on the seventh consecutive day of work in a workweek, and double the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 12 in any workday and for all hours worked in excess of eight on the seventh consecutive day of work in a workweek. Continue reading