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Who is Eligible for Overtime Pay?

Overtime Pay, Overtime Laws, Overtime Calculator


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Under the FairPay overtime rules, workers earning less than $23,660 per year ($455 per week) are guaranteed overtime protection.

The rules also have overtime exemptions for "highly compensated" employees who customarily and regularly perform any one or more of the exempt duties or responsibilities of an executive, administrative, or professional employee.

The rules state that police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and other so-called "first responders" are entitled to overtime pay.

For more information visit the Department of Labor web site:
FairPay Web Site

Overtime Pay

According to the Department of Labor, unless exempted from the overtime regulations, employees covered by the Act must receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than time and one-half their regular rates of pay.

For more information visit the Department of Labor web site:
Overtime Pay

Overtime Calculator
Use this Overtime Calculator from the United States Department of Labor to help you figure out if you're eligible for overtime pay and to calculate how much overtime you will receive for a sample pay period.

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