Know Your Rights

These rights apply to all workers - regardless of immigration status (unless otherwise stated).

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Employers are required to pay all waged workers one-and-a-half times the regular rate of pay for every hour worked over 40 hours in a week. For example, if you usually earn $8.00 per hour, you should be paid $12.00 per hour for each hour worked beyond 40 hours in a week.
You must be paid overtime even if you take a vacation day or a sick day, given that your total hours worked add up to more than 40 hours within a 7-day week.