A 40-hour work week, or eight hours per day, is considered full-time. A shift cannot exceed 12 hours in duration.
Overtime work is permitted only in exceptional circumstances and cannot exceed 150 hours in a calendar year. Overtime is paid at 125 percent of the standard rate and is limited to eight hours per week or 150 hours per year.
If the employee and employer agree on work beyond regular hours, overtime cannot exceed 8 hours per week for a period of more than 26 consecutive weeks. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, overtime may be increased.
The maximum amount of overtime that can be negotiated for managerial positions is 150 hours per year.
Overtime is paid at a rate of 125 percent of the regular rate. Additionally, additional time off can be substituted for overtime pay. Employees are entitled to their wages plus time off for work performed during holidays. Overtime pay is 110 percent of regular wages for weekend work. Nightshift shifts cannot exceed 8 hours in a 24-hour period, and pay is 110 percent of regular wages.