State Laws Limiting Mandatory Overtime
There are some states that limit how many hours some employees can work including Alaska, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia. Regulations differ from state to state, so check with your State Department of Labor for details.
Pay for Mandatory Overtime
Non-exempt employees must be paid overtime at a rate not less than one and one-half times (time and a half) of an employee's regular rate of pay. Employers are not required to pay overtime to exempt employees.