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Hours Worked: Ohio

Hours Worked requirements for other states

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

Author: Allen S. Kinzer, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP


  • Ohio law provides that overtime is to be calculated in a manner provided for in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Accordingly, employers should consult the federal standards when calculating the hours worked by employees. See Hours Worked.
  • Ohio law provides some restrictions on the hours worked by some employees. See Hours of Work.