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  • max hours forced to work in a day Louisiana

    Does any know the specific osha articles that state the max hours a person can work in one day? Right now my job is forcing people to 18 hr shifts.

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    With very few exceptions (such as airline pilots, interstate truckers), 24.
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      time off between 18 hour shifts

      Is there any required amount of time off after working 18 hr. shifts? Or how many in a row they can force you to work? Sorry about the other post I am new at this.

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        No, again with a few exceptions where there is a public safety factor, you could technically be required to work 24/7/365. Only one states limits the number of hours an employee can be required to work in a week (one other does not set a limit but prohibits the employer from disciplining or terming the employee for refusing to work over 72 in a week). Unfortunately, neither one is Louisiana. Your state does not have a one-day-of-rest-in-seven law and there is no law requiring any particular length of time between shifts or limiting the number of days in a row you can be required to work overtime.

        I think it's appalling for somene to be required to work that long consistantly but it does not violate any laws.
        The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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