Overtime: New York
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Melissa Fleischer, HR Learning Center LLC
- Most employees must be paid overtime for all hours over 40 in a workweek. See Overtime.
- For live-in domestic help, overtime must be paid for all hours worked over 44 in a workweek. See Live-in Domestic Help.
- When calculating how much overtime an employee is owed, certain forms of payment may be excluded from the regular rate of pay. See The Regular Rate.
- New York City has requirements pertaining to overtime. See Local Requirements.