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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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Fulawka said she was compelled to work overtime to meet the performance requirements of her employer.
Overtime rules apply to all salaried employees, excepting a few professions such as judges and teachers.
If there are reasons why you cannot work overtime - perhaps because of child care or other commitments - you should raise this with your boss.
managers could lead by example and also think about how they can move away from over-reliance on their staff's unpaid overtime.
Overtime work is work in excess of standard contractual hours.
The second highest overtime payment to an individual officer last year was PS21,000 paid to a police constable by Dyfed Powys Police.
Asked by the BBC about the largest amount of total overtime paid to one individual, the West Mercia force said it gave PS20,155.60 to a detective sergeant in 2012 and PS15,971.69 to one in 2013.
The employee must then receive additional compensation for each workweek that he worked overtime during the bonus period equal to one-half of the hourly rate of pay allocable to the bonus for that week multiplied by the number of statutory overtime hours worked during that week.
The last category in the top three were drivers of public transport vehicles with 543 144 hours worked by 8225 people.Bulgariaas Labor Code bans overtime.
People from Northern Ireland earned the most in the UK with an average K with an average of PS62.70 a week from overtime. Scotland came next with PS60.10 while England lagged behind on PS56 and Wales came bottom on PS55.60.
"In the arbitration that followed, the parties did not dispute that the City had violated the Agreement's overtime provision.
In November, the ministry had proposed a standard payment for overtime, better patient management so as state surgeons can operate on more patients and limiting the 15 categories of specialties that are paid overtime to two so that no one can abuse the system.