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Overtime: Kansas

Overtime requirements for other states

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

Author: Jessica L. Skladzien, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Kansas does not follow the federal Fair Labor Standards Act in computing overtime; it has a different standard for calculating when an employee is entitled to overtime compensation. See Overtime.
  • Kansas law includes special overtime compensation rules for certain public employees. See Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS Workers.