Workplace Laws and Requirements FAQs

Employers must abide by workplace laws and requirements defined on both a federal and state level. All workplace laws are enforced by the Kansas Department of Labor Employment Standards Division. Please select from a Workplace Laws and Requirements category below to get more help. 

Is overtime due after eight hours a day, Sunday or holidays?

Under federal law, overtime is due once an employee has worked 40 hours within a week unless the employee has a written contract that specifies something different.