300-48
OVERTIME ELIGIBILITY

Department: PERSONNEL

Effective Date:    12/1/92

Supersedes:    N/A

Staff Contact:    B. Nelson Glode

Approved by:    Earl Clymer

1.0 PURPOSE:

To establish a policy governing job classifications which are eligible for overtime compensation.

2.0 ORGANIZATIONS AFFECTED:

All departments/divisions

3.0 REFERENCES:

3.1    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

3.2    Labor Agreements

3.3    Policy 300-29 - Compensatory Time

3.4    Policy 330-11 - Types of Employees, Pay, Benefits & Retirement

4.0 POLICY:

Overtime is discouraged, however when necessary, the City will pay overtime or provide compensatory time off per FLSA or labor agreement provisions.

4.1    Employees in classifications defined as "non-exempt" under FLSA are entitled to overtime compensation for time worked in excess of 40 hours in a work week unless otherwise authorized by ordinance or labor agreement.

4.2    Overtime compensation is at one and one half the employee's hourly rate of pay unless otherwise authorized by ordinance or labor agreement.

4.3    Employees in classifications defined as "Exempt" under FLSA are not entitled to overtime compensation unless authorized by ordinance or labor agreement (see 350-02).

5.0 DEFINITIONS:

5.1    Work week refers to any consecutive seven day period. The normal work week for most employees begins on Sunday and ends on Saturday. The work week, however, need not coincide with the calendar week and may be changed from time to time in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

6.0 PROCEDURE:

All overtime to be worked must have prior supervisory approval.