Time Management for Non-Exempt Employees

Managing Time

  • All hours over 40 in the workweek are eligible for 1.5 times salary or compensatory time paid.
  • All hours over 37.5 in the workweek are eligible for 1.0 times salary or compensatory time paid.
  • The workweek is Sunday through Saturday.
  • Employees can’t voluntarily opt-out of getting overtime compensation.
  • We will discipline repeat offender who work overtime without approval after receiving notification.
  • Managers are responsible to ensure employees are working as directed and reporting time properly.

Managing Overtime

Establish procedures and Expectations

  • Overtime approval processes.
  • Rules for working and tracking working outside of normal workday.
  • Flex Time – May be used to avoid accruing overtime (within workweek).
  • Overtime Compensatory Leave – May be used to reduce overtime costs.
  • “Unauthorized” work performed (with or without supervisor’s knowledge).
  • Employee arrives early to work and begins working.
  • Meal time if an employee is not “free” from work duties.