|
|
Claim your Copy of
Top 100 FLSA
Overtime Q&As
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Connecticut Overtime: What you need to know

Both Connecticut (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-76c) and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) require payment of overtime to nonexempt employees at the rate of 11/2 times the normal hourly rate, but only for hours actually worked in excess of 40 in 1 week. There is no requirement to pay overtime for Saturday, Sunday, or holiday work as such, unless it is in excess of 40 hours per pay week, although employer policies and union-management agreements often call for such payments.
For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!
Exception. Under state Labor Department “Mandatory Order” No. 8, employees in restaurant and hotel restaurant occupations who work a seventh consecutive day must be paid at least 11/2 times the applicable minimum wage for work on that day, even if the employees work fewer than 40 hours during the workweek. After reaching 7, the count of consecutive workdays returns to one, so regular wages may be paid for working on the 8th through the 13th consecutive day, with the 11/2 times the applicable minimum wage pay requirement applying again on the 14th consecutive workday (CT Admin. Code Sec. 31-62-E1).
There is no requirement to pay 11/2 times after 8 hours in one day; however, employer policies and union-management agreements often call for such payments.
There is no requirement to pay employees double time, no matter how many hours employees work.
Hospitals. The FLSA allows hospitals to compute overtime over a 14-day period by agreement between the employer and the employee with time and one-half required after 80 hours worked in the 14 days (FLSA, Sec. 7j). However, Connecticut law (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 31-76h) requires time and one-half after 8 hours per day and 80 hours in 14 days under such agreements.

>> Read more about Overtime

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Illinois | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Connecticut Overtime Resources

Overtime Products

Compensation.BLR.com
Compensation.BLR.com will help you price jobs competitively and comply with FLSA and wage and hour laws in your state. Get reliable salary data in seconds, along with the answers to complex state overtime compliance questions in one easy to use website. Get a VIP tour - call 1 800 454-0404"
FLSA Overtime: MakingYour Way Through the Exempt/Nonexempt Minefield
This Special Report is designed to provide you with an examination of the overtime regulations, an explanation of how they differ from the old regulations, valuable tips for bringing your workplace into compliance in an affordable manner, and an overall review of who and what the FLSA covers. Download now."
Employee Compensation in [Your State]
This comprehensive resource solves your two biggest headaches in employee compensation. It gives you wage and hour law explanations and comparisons between state and federal. Saves you time and worry, makes sure you pay competitively.
    Subscription includes online companion site. "
Calculating Overtime Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Calculating Overtime: Step-by-Step Strategies to Avoid Big Mistakes With Overtime Rules and Math""
FLSA Overtime: MakingYour Way Through the Exempt/Nonexempt Minefield
This Special Report is designed to provide you with an examination of the overtime regulations, an explanation of how they differ from the old regulations, valuable tips for bringing your workplace into compliance in an affordable manner, and an overall review of who and what the FLSA covers."
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q&As

We’ve compiled a list of the 100 most commonly asked questions we have received on the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.
Download Now!


This report, "Top 100 FLSA Q&As", is designed to provide you with an examination of the federal FLSA overtime regulations in Q&A format, including valuable tips for bringing your workplace into compliance in an affordable manner.

At the end of the report, you will find a list of state resources on wage and hour issues. This report includes practical advice on topics such as:
  • FLSA Coverage: How FLSA regulations apply to all employers and any specific exemptions from the overtime requirements
  • Salary Level: Qualifying for exemptions and nonexempt employees
  • Deductions from Pay: Deducting for violations, disciplinary reasons, sick leave, or personal leave


Download Now!