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Nevada Overtime: What you need to know

Under Nevada's overtime law, an employer must pay each employee overtime in the amount of 11/2 times the employee's regular pay rate for hours worked in excess of 8 in a workday or 40 in a workweek. Employers and employees may agree to a 10-hours-per-day, 4-days-per-week schedule with no overtime (NV Rev. Stat. Tit. 53 Sec. 608.018et seq.). Federal law requires overtime pay only after 40 hours in a workweek, so employers covered by both federal and state law must follow the state law to the extent it is more favorable to employees.
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Several occupations and industries are exempt from Nevada's overtime provisions, including:
• Employees who are not covered by the state's minimum wage provisions
• Employees who receive compensation for employment at a rate not less than 11/2 times the minimum rate
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• Employees in a retail or service business if their regular rate of pay is more than 11/2 times the minimum wage, and more than 1/2 of their compensation for a representative period comes from commissions on goods or services, with the representative period being at least 1 month
• Employees who are employed in bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacities
• Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements that provide for overtime
• Drivers, drivers' helpers, loaders and mechanics for motor carriers subject to the Motor Carrier Act of 1935
• Employees of a railroad
• Employees of a carrier by air
• Drivers or drivers' helpers making local deliveries and paid on a trip-rate basis or other delivery payment plan
• Drivers of taxicabs or limousines
• Agricultural employees
• Employees of business enterprises having a gross sales volume of less than ...

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