Legal Question in Employment Law in Illinois

Maximum Work Hours

Can an employer require you to work over 40 hrs /wk when you are exempt, have not received or been informed of any vacation time awarded? Is there a law that addresses salaried employees and the amount of work hours per week? Also, is there a law that addresses benefits for full time salaried employees (i.e. breaks, lunch, vacation, sick days)

Asked on 12/22/08, 11:33 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Eugene Hollander The Law Offices of Eugene K. Hollander

Re: Maximum Work Hours

Even though you have been classified as exempt, it is possible that you have been misclassified. Please send me with your contact information to [email protected] so that we can discuss this matter in greater detail.

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Answered on 12/23/08, 8:36 am

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