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My boyfriends job has him scheduled 7 days a week, 12 hours a day with no days off, is this legal in Texas?

1 Answers. Asked on Feb 07th, 2017 on Labor and Employment - Texas
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Official job title is an electrician apprentice and also attend school 2 night a week, in which he still works 7-330 and has school from 5-9pm
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Answered on Feb 13th, 2017 at 10:44 AM

In generl, there are no limits to the number of hours an employer can require an employee to work.  However, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires most employers to compensate employees for any hours over 40 in a single week at 1.5 times the employees' regular hourly rate.

 

 

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