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Overtime: New York

Overtime requirements for other states

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

Author: Melissa Fleischer, HR Learning Center LLC


  • Most employees must be paid overtime for all hours over 40 in a workweek. See Overtime.
  • For live-in domestic help, overtime must be paid for all hours worked over 44 in a workweek. See Live-in Domestic Help.
  • When calculating how much overtime an employee is owed, certain forms of payment may be excluded from the regular rate of pay. See The Regular Rate.