Help Wanted: Long workdays, forced lunches
Carrie Mason-DraffenCarrie Mason-Draffen
Mason-Draffen, a business reporter, writes a column about workplace issues.
DEAR CARRIE: My husband works as a salaried manager for an international shipping company, and I was wondering what the labor laws are regarding how many hours a company can require him to work in a day or in a week. I understand he is exempt from receiving overtime pay. But it's the hours that concern me. He worked more than 20 hours in a single day during the holidays. His defense is that as a...