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Overtime

Work by a wage earner in excess of a statutory number or hours. For example, any time that a waged employee works over 40 hours in a week is usually considered overtime. Working overtime may entitle an employee to extra compensation, such as one and a half times his/her ordinary wage, which is often called time-and-a-half.

overtime

extra hours of work undertaken by an employee that are additional to the number of hours specified as constituting the ‘basic’ working week, and for which employees are paid a WAGE RATE higher than the ‘basic’ wage. Firms often resort to overtime working to meet sudden increases in orders, viewing overtime by the existing workforce as a more flexible and cheaper alternative to taking on extra workers. An overtime ban by employees can thus be a highly effective form of INDUSTRIAL ACTION.

overtime

the hours of work that are additional to those formally agreed with the labour force as constituting the basic working week. Employers resort to overtime working to meet sudden increases in business activity, viewing overtime by the existing labour force as a more flexible alternative to taking on extra workers. Overtime pay rates can be two to three times basic hourly rate. See PAY.
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Accrual of compensatory time off hours must be at overtime (i.
The court identified several adverse employment actions: The plaintiffs' accumulated sick leave was severely diminished so they couldn't use it for future illnesses or early retirement; they weren't able to use compensatory time that their supervisor "specifically authorized to be accumulated for this very purpose"; and they were effectively prevented from working more overtime.
The federal statute also caps the number of compensatory time hours that an employee may accrue.
In April 1994, a number of employees sued, claiming that Harris County violated the FLSA by taking away the employees' discretion as to when they could use their compensatory time and by forcing them to use that time when they did not want to.
The County currently uses the Ceridian Time and Attendance Professional (TimePro) system to collect time and attendance data for the biweekly payroll and manage the accrual of time-driven benefits such as vacation, sick leave and compensatory time.
Public safety employees are considered essential employees, and those employees who are scheduled to work will be eligible to receive compensatory time off.
Employees have the ability to take compensatory time off to participate in a community, village or township of their choice on a variety of corporate social responsibility programs offered at Fulcrum.
His approval of 200 hours of compensatory time each for himself, Barden and Middleton, as if they weren't paid enough to put in some OT.
By padding their time cards with vacation and compensatory time, mechanics and clerks were able to bill the MTA for overtime by working as little as three days in a week, the report showed.
The general rule that compensatory time is impermissible applies even if the employer offers the accrual of time off at a time-and-a-half rate.
We are reviewing policy limits on Compensatory Time Off to better accommodate seasonal peaks and valleys in work schedules," says Edwards.
A nonqualified deferred compensation plan is any plan other than a qualified plan or vacation leave, sick leave, compensatory time, disability pay or death benefit plan.