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Overtime Policy

Author: Christine P. Corrigan, CPC Writing Services

When to Use

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked in a workweek and to pay overtime for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Some states also impose daily overtime requirements. Employers should adopt an overtime policy to outline their rules regarding overtime pay.