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. 

What is the maximum number of hours per day my employer can make me work?

Theoretically your employer can make you work 24 hours a day unless you are under the age of 16. If you are under 16 you cannot work more than three hours on a school day and eight hours on a non-school day.