I am a produce Mgr at a small grocery store. If I were to take on extra hours, say in the deli dept., is my employer required to pay me overtime wages if I work 40 in produce and 10 in deli? I would like the extra hours, but I am fine with not getting OT. My employer thinks he would be required? I know when I worked at another business years ago, they were able to pay me under two different depts., with different hourly wages, and therefore, didn't pay OT.
Family Law Attorney
The prior business was probably wrong, unless you really worked at two different businesses, instead of one company in two different places within that company.
Yes, your current employer will probably have to pay you OT.
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