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Payroll Office - Overtime Pay


Subject Area: Payroll
Policy Title: Overtime Pay
Policy / Procedure No: PAY004
Responsible Office: Payroll Office
Documents Needed: Overtime Report available in 225 Richards

PURPOSE: To define the University's overtime policy.

SCOPE: All non-exempt University employees.

POLICY: Federal wage and hour laws require that employers pay an overtime "premium" rate to non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours in any given work week.

Northeastern's overtime policy is to pay non-exempt employees who are regularly-scheduled to work 35 hours per week and who work over 35 hours up to 40 hours a premium rate at time and 1/6; all non-exempt employees who work over 40 hours in any given work week are paid time and 1/2.

See related HRM policy entitled "Overtime Payments; Compensatory Time Off."

Click here to see the Overtime Pay procedure