Some employees have arrangements under which they receive paid time off instead of “time and a half” overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours per week. This is not permitted in the private sector. Some government employees may receive ”
Even public employees (employees of the federal, state, and local government) are subject to a cap in the amount of overtime they can earn. There are also specific rules for the manner in which “comp time” must be paid out to employees who accrue it but leave their employment prior to being able to actually take the time off.
Do you have questions about the way you are compensated for overtime work? Contact the Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore, LLC!