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Overtime: Nevada

Overtime requirements for other states

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

Author: William R. Dabney and Dora V. Lane, Holland & Hart LLP


  • Nevada has two basic overtime law requirements: (1) daily for hours worked over eight in a 24-hour period, and (2) weekly for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. See Overview.
  • There are few regulations regarding the implementation of the state overtime law for private employers. See Computing Overtime.
  • Private employers may not substitute compensatory time for overtime pay, but state employees may accrue compensatory time within limits. See Pubic Employees.