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Overtime: Montana

Overtime requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Jason Ritchie and William R. Dabney, Holland & Hart, LLP


  • Montana's overtime law is similar to the requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), and its implementing regulations are largely identical. See Overview.
  • Certain employers may pay employees overtime for work in excess of a work period other than the traditional 40-hour workweek. See Alternative Work Periods.