Overtime Pay By-passed?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about ignoring over-time pay:

The company I work for in California is open for business Monday to Saturday. Saturday is not an actual business day when it comes to customer’s business. Non-exemp employees are scheduled to work over 40 hours a week, i.e. 5 days @ 8 hrs. a day and 5 hrs. on Saturday. However, we do not get overtime since they state their work week is Monday through Saturday. They make us take off 5 hours the next week to compensate for this time. I was under the impression that in California we would be entitled to overtime. Please let me know your interpretation? Thank You, your help will be greatly appreciated.

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