No. That's not true. If you are a non-exempt employee, you are owed overtime anytime you work more than 8 hours in a day, or more than 40 hours in a week, regardless of when you are paid.
Craig T. Byrnes
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No, your employer is either confused or not telling you the truth. Every employer is required to establish a work week, and within that work week, if you work more than 8 hours in any one day, or more than 40 hours in that work week, you are entitled to overtime.
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Anything over 8 hours per day is overtime as is anything over 40 hours per week. They also have to give you :30 minutes of uninterrupted lunch periods every 4 hours and a ten minute break every two hours. If this is not your employers policy then he is breaking the law against all his non exempt employees. The company would be liable for unpaid overtime and a host of other penalties. Consult an attorney.
Edgar Diaz Esq.
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