I can't find anything in my contract about "office hours".
Employment / Labor Attorney
If you are a truly independent contractor, you should be able to set your own hours and conditions of work. However, you should have your contract reviewed by an attorney to get a full response.
This is not intended to be legal advice, but is only for general information. Cantact an attorney in your area for legal advice.
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Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Office hours are whatever your employer says they are. Laws only dictate
when premium pay is required.
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Your employer generally has the right to set the hours you work. As Mr. Candiano states, this does not become an issue until you work more than 40 hours a week, at which time your employer generally has an obligation to pay you time and a half overtime.
You mention a "contract." Does it address overtime pay?