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How many hours do full-time employees work?

Full-time employees work an average of at least 30 hours a week, or 130 or more hours in a single month says the IRS. The Affordable Care Act also views full-time employment as working 30 or more hours a week for over 120 days in a given year.

Keep in mind that however you define your team, you’ll still be responsible for any employment laws based on how many hours your employees actually work. For more details on full-time employment, check out this overview from the IRS.

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