overtime pay


: money earned at an increased rate for working more than the usual number of hours in one week
When he works on the weekends, he collects overtime pay.

Examples of overtime pay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Auto workers are demanding a four-day workweek with overtime pay beyond 32 hours, union representation at new electric battery plants, and the end of employment tiers. Rachel Schilke, Washington Examiner, 19 Oct. 2023 Insomniac also allegedly failed to include all forms of pay, including meal allowances and bonuses, when calculating the overtime pay rate. Marc Hogan, Pitchfork, 8 Sep. 2023 Arizona does not have a state law regarding overtime pay for farm workers. Jake Frederico, The Arizona Republic, 4 Sep. 2023 Just last week, the Biden administration proposed a new rule that would make 3.6 million more US workers eligible for overtime pay, the most generous such increase in decades. Fatima Hussein, BostonGlobe.com, 4 Sep. 2023 That's still fewer than the more than 60% of salaried workers who were entitled to overtime pay in the 1970s, the institute claims. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 31 Aug. 2023 Alabama legislators from both parties called Wednesday for final passage of a bill to exempt overtime pay from the state income tax. Mike Cason | McAson@al.com, al, 31 May 2023 As a contractor, Hwang said her salary was between 1.4 and 1.5 million Korean won ($1,000 to $1,100) a month including overtime pay, compared with the approximately 2 million Korean won ($1,500) earned by other full-time employees, who were all men. Yoonjung Seo, CNN, 6 Oct. 2023 The cut includes a decrease in funding for overtime pay for the New York Police Department despite a shortage of police officers. Misty Severi, Washington Examiner, 14 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Overtime pay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtime%20pay. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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