Overtime

In California, overtime is paid at one-and-a-half times your regular rate of pay for all time worked over 8 hours a day or 40 hours in a week. In addition, time worked over 12 hours in a day or over 8 hours on the seventh consecutive day are to be paid at twice your regular rate of pay.

Common Questions About Overtime:

If I am paid a salary, does that mean I am not eligible for overtime pay?

I am paid commission only. Does that mean I am not eligible for overtime pay?

My employer only records 40 hours per week no matter how much I work. Can they do that?

Can I get paid for commuting to work? What about travel time?