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unccat
06-04-2006, 02:33 PM
I know employees can get overtime pay for exceeding 40 hours in a week, or 12 hours in a day, but is there any compensation for a 7 day work week? Is it legal to not have any days off?

Pattymd
06-04-2006, 03:34 PM
According to my research, it's legal in Colorado. Very few states have a "one day's rest in seven" law and it appears Colorado isn't one of them. mlane has more experience in CO law than I do, and I'm sure he'll follow up if I'm wrong.

mlane58
06-08-2006, 08:57 AM
Sorry, been gone for a few days (no vacation either--darn). As to the OP's question, Colorado doesn't have any laws that sipulate that employees either be compensated for working 7 days straight except for overtime worked or a one in seven day rest period.

Pattymd
06-08-2006, 09:14 AM
Ah, mlane, so Colorado DOES have a "one day's rest in seven" law? I didn't see it referenced. :o Thanks.

mlane58
06-08-2006, 10:31 AM
No, I must have not been clear--Colorado does not have a one in seven rest day law. Gosh trying to get back into the daily routine and catching up on emails and voicemails----maybe I will be caught up by the second thursday of next week.

Pattymd
06-08-2006, 10:40 AM
or St. Swithen's Day? :p

mlane58
06-08-2006, 02:41 PM
I am not going to even ask Patty! :eek:

cbg
06-08-2006, 05:40 PM
St. Swithin's Day is July 15.

Pattymd
06-09-2006, 04:33 AM
Well, then, mlane, you oughta be caught up by then, right? ;)

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