Kansas Hours Worked




Hours worked

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count employee time as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding hours worked may provide reasonable guidance.



Workweek

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address what constitutes a workweek for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding workweek may provide reasonable guidance.




Waiting time

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count employee waiting time as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding waiting time may provide reasonable guidance.



On-call time

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count employee on-call time as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding on-call time may provide reasonable guidance.



Sleeping time

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count employee sleeping time as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding sleeping time may provide reasonable guidance.



Travel time

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count employee travel time as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding travel time may provide reasonable guidance.



Meeting, lecture, and training time

Kansas minimum wage laws do not address when an employer must count time spent by employees attending meetings, lectures, and training as hours worked for minimum wage and overtime requirements. Because most employers and employees in Kansas are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the standards set forth by that law regarding meeting, lecture, and training time may provide reasonable guidance.



Show up or reporting time

Kansas law does not require employers to pay employees for reporting or showing up to work if no work is performed. An employer is also not required to pay an employee a minimum number of hours if the employer dismisses the employee from work prior to completing their scheduled shift. Employers are only required to pay employees for hours actually worked.