Working night shift on daylight savings day-paid for 12 or 13 hours? - page 2

So say you work 7p-7a. It's daylight savings time, which is coming up soon. At 2am, it kicks back to 1am (or does it switch at 3?). So then, you are working 13 hours total, even though its a 12 hour... Read More

  1. by   EmmaG
    If the hospital only wants to pay me for 12 hours on this night, I'm ok with that. I don't mind going home at 6 AM.
  2. by   Valanda
    Quote from ckben
    Wow, I guess my hospital was in the minority. We got paid 13 hours when we worked 13, but in the spring we still got paid for the full 12-hour shift, even if it was only 11 hours long.
    This is also what I have experienced. I get paid for 9 hours in the fall and for 8 hours in the spring even though I work 7.
  3. by   mercyteapot
    If you're hourly, your employer would be violating labor laws by not paying you for every hour you work- whatever the clock may say. Just because the clock is set back doesn't make that hour disappear.

    If you're salaried, I think you just get what you get.
  4. by   EmmaG
    Quote from mercyteapot
    If you're hourly, your employer would be violating labor laws by not paying you for every hour you work- whatever the clock may say. Just because the clock is set back doesn't make that hour disappear.
    Between reading the posts on the OT thread and this one...and then thinking of the complaints about abuses from administration, I'm beginning to wonder if we don't deserve it. At some point, you stop being a victim and become a volunteer.
    Last edit by EmmaG on Oct 25, '07

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