overtime in a grocery store is rare?
i work for IGA,
problem lack of employee
my boss asks me to do 48 hours
i accept or refuse?
nobody wants to work for a grocery store
double salary ? % overtime rate
- 9 months agoFavorite Answer
Usually over time is a benefit that full time workers get. It's not common for retail or grocery store staff to be full time. He can ask you to work extra hours (if you're part time you don't get over time and nothing changes doesn't matter how many hours you work), but you have the right to refuse if you can't work the extra hours.
If you're full time and you have overtime as a benefit, then you should talk to your boss if you're going to get over time pay if they ask you to work extra hours. If you refuse, they will move onto the next available person that can / wants to work the extra hours. You didn't tell us where you're located. I'm guessing some where in Canada (I live in Ontario) since IGA is a Canadian grocery store.
Usually grocery store workers are payed hourly it's not a salaried position, which they're not going to double. Usually with over time you get time and a half for the extra hours you worked.
I work full time about 40-45 hrs a week, but not for retail or a grocery store.
- ErikLv 79 months ago
- ibu guruLv 79 months ago
That overtime pay adds up to a very nice chunk of change. Actually, overtime for grocery stockers is fairly common, and rather lucrative. It's also commonly the first job in the training chain to move up within the organization. If you refuse, you're an idjit.
- Anonymous9 months ago
You either want the extra money or you want the time off. Pick one.
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- StarShineLv 79 months ago
You have to decide if the extra money is worth the extra time worked to you.
You may be entitled to overtime pay depending on where you live.
- Rick BLv 79 months ago
That is up to you.