What to do if my employer does not pay me to be on call?

Employer requires me to work out of town. Requires me to be no farther than 60 minutes from the job site in that town. Tells me I am on call for the job site but will not pay me call out pay unless I am actually called in to work. So I’m stuck at a hotel with nothing to do over the weekend and not allowed to go home and not being paid for it.

Asked on March 7, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio


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