How is it that companies are able to get away with not paying O.T. after 40 hours/wk? Isn't that the law? Is it a 'seasonal' status loophole?

Update: The company sparking this question is Six Flags amusement parks. On the website Indeed dot com, multiple employees have griped about having to work mandatory 40+ hours without O.T. pay. So Six Flags is getting away with it somehow. And like many businesses, they apparently get away with laying people off without... show more The company sparking this question is Six Flags amusement parks. On the website Indeed dot com, multiple employees have griped about having to work mandatory 40+ hours without O.T. pay. So Six Flags is getting away with it somehow. And like many businesses, they apparently get away with laying people off without their unemployment insurance rates going up by calling them 'temps' or 'seasonal' from the minute they hire in.
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