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July 31, 2013
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Labor commissioner clarifies overtime rule

Nevada Labor Commissioner Thoran Towler has issued an advisory opinion attempting to clarify when an employer must pay overtime to a worker on a schedule of four days and 10-hour days. The opinion was requested by the Associated Builders and Contractors in Reno. The law requires an employer to pay a worker time-and-a-half when that employee works more than 40 hours in a week or more than eight hours in a single day. A schedule of four 10-hour days is the exception permitted in statute when both the employee and employer agree to that schedule. But there are situations where …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 1, 2013 01:39PM Published Jul 31, 2013 12:35AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.