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Employment Contract - 38 Hours/Week - Made to Work 40

Discussion in 'Employment Law Forum' started by lifeforce770, 23 June 2014.

  1. lifeforce770

    lifeforce770 Active Member

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    I worked on a client site where the expected week was 40 hours, 8 hours per week.
    The client paid my company every week for 40 hours of my work.
    But the company paid me for 38 hours, no overtime or RDO.
    Is this legal under employment law?
     
  2. John R

    John R Well-Known Member

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    Hi lifeforce770,
    This is a common issue in IT/professional services. I assume that your employment contract had a "you will be required to work 38 hours per work or hours as reasonably required to complete work as instructed" (or similar) clause?
     
  3. lifeforce770

    lifeforce770 Active Member

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    Hi John,
    Something like that... So, I assume it is legal.
    To think that they made profit on me ....

    Thanks for your reply.
     

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