Overtime: West Virginia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Eric E. Kinder, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
- West Virginia computes overtime compensation in the manner provided for in the FLSA. See Overview.
- Gifts, payments for leave and other sums need not be included in the regular rate. See The Regular Rate.
- West Virginia law includes provisions for compensatory time taken by county and municipal employees. See Compensatory Time.
- With proper notice, cities may establish a maximum estimated annual compensation for firefighters. See Firefighters and City Police Officers.