Work & Family Policy Database
Flexible Work Schedules
Subject: Flexible Work Schedules Other
Statute/Code Cite: Cal. Labor Code Sec. 511
Summary: Provides procedures for an organized employer and organized employees to implement an alternative work schedule that involves workdays in excess of 8 hours without triggering employers’ overtime payment requirements, except where the actual workday exceeds the length of the agreed-to work schedule, in which case overtime rates must be paid to the workers.
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