Working more than 40 hours a week. Full time salary for 40 hours. New Zealand Auckland

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Customer: working more than 40 hours a week
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Customer: full time salary for 40 hours
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Customer: New Zealand Auckland
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read the question

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Is your issue that you are working more than 40 hours but feel underpaid? If you are on a salary you still do not need to work more than 40 hours unless you agree

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Your employer cannot make you work more than 40 hours under the Minimum Wages Act

11B40-hour 5-day week

(1)

Subject to subsections (2) and (3), every employment agreement under the Employment Relations Act 2000 must fix at not more than 40 the maximum number of hours (exclusive of overtime) to be worked in any week by any worker bound by that employment agreement.

(2)

The maximum number of hours (exclusive of overtime) fixed by an employment agreement to be worked by any worker in any week may be fixed at a number greater than 40 if the parties to the agreement agree.

(3)

Where the maximum number of hours (exclusive of overtime) fixed by an employment agreement to be worked by any worker in any week is not more than 40, the parties to the agreement must endeavour to fix the daily working hours so that those hours are worked on not more than 5 days of the week.

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