Working time FAQs Are employees entitled to a day off each week? Are employees entitled to be paid for rest breaks? Are employees entitled to extra compensation for Sunday working? Can an employee work through a break in order to finish work early? Can an employer require an employee to work overtime? How are employers obliged to keep records under the OWT Act 1997? How much notice of overtime working is an employer obliged to give? Is there a limit on the number of hours an employee can work in a week? Is there a prohibition on double employment? What breaks are employees entitled to?