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Is it legal to pretty much force an employee to work a double shift?

Even though things can be covered by the on-coming shift, can the employer make someone stay? Employer being a nursing home. Are there laws or anyone got any legal advice?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2010 in Health

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  • I don't know if you will get a good answer here. I think it depends on where you live.

    Answer by Nixshix at 3:23 PM on Jan. 26, 2010

  • Look up the federal & state labor laws.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 4:27 PM on Jan. 26, 2010

  • Contact your state's department of labor; laws vary by state.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2010

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