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How an Alternative Workweek May Maximize Your Labor Costs

March 23, 2009 | Christine H. Long
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Hotels and restaurants often are faced with the tough dilemma of scheduling employees during “peak” hours. Alternative workweek schedules permit many employers to avoid paying daily overtime to employees who do not work more than 40 hours a week. Both employers and employees can benefit from such arrangements. The most common schedules are 4 – 10-hour days or 4 – 9-hour days and 1 – 4-hour day.

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