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BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY AND PRACTICES MANUAL


9.1B STANDARD OVERTIME COMPENSATION POLICY

STANDARD OVERTIME COMPENSATION POLICY

The salaries established for classifications above Pay Grade 21 provide adequate compensation for the standard forty hour workweek and any overtime hours that may be required, provided the amount of overtime that is required is not excessive and/or unreasonable.


EXCEPTIONS TO STANDARD OVERTIME COMPENSATION POLICY

In those instances where the employing agency can justify that the amount of overtime that is required for employees in classifications above Pay Grade 21 is excessive or unreasonable, the Director of Human Resources may approve an exception.

In accordance with criteria that has been developed for the administration of exception approvals, overtime of one to five hours during the standard workweek is not considered excessive or unreasonable for employees in classifications above Pay Grade 21, even if this overtime occurs on a fairly regular basis.  In most instances, overtime of one to five hours during the workweek can be avoided by the use of flextime.

Exceptions provide overtime compensation at the straight-time rate for hours worked in excess of forty in any workweek (not for hours in excess of the regular work day).

Exceptions include a specified begin and end date.  At all other times, the standard overtime policy applies.


Approved exceptions satisfy the following conditions:


Procedural requirements for exceptions include:

 

Bureau of Human Resources
October 28, 1991

 

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