In the state of CA, overtime starts after 8 hours of work in a day, or 40 hours of work in a week. Employees are paid 1.5x to 2x their regular rate, depending on how much overtime is worked during the period.


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When scheduling overtime, you will need to be sure you're still following laws as it relates to paid and unpaid breaks/meal periods. You may need to add additional breaks and meal periods to be compliant.


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