Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Stacey Smiricky and Jenie Van Hampton, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Illinois law requires employers to pay nonexempt employees overtime at a rate of one and one-half times the employees' regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. See Computing Overtime.
- Certain forms of compensation may be excluded from the regular rate of pay when calculating overtime. See The Regular Rate.
- Illinois law allows government employers to provide employees compensatory time instead of overtime. See Compensatory Time.