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State to state laws for telephone triage nurses

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Different states have different laws on working hours.  My home state does not have limits on forced overtime for RNs; however, states we contract with that I am licensed in and I call do have these limits. 


When working in my home state (no overtime max) and calling another state and triaging a person in a state with an overtime max, am I required to follow only my state law or both state laws? 

For example, New York  has a law that states RNs cannot be required to work more than than their regularly scheduled hours, unless agreed upon.  Ohio has no such law, yet.  If I am physically in Ohio and calling NY, I must be licensed in NY.  Would the NY law pertaining to no forced overtime for RNs apply to me or just nurses who are physically in NY?



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