The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-exempt employees be compensated at the rate of one and one-half (1.5) times the employee's hourly rate when working in excess of 40 hours per week. A workweek is a fixed and regularly recurring period of seven consecutive days. The University's standard full-time workweek is 37.5 hours, hours worked over 37.5 (but less than 40) are to be paid at straight time. Vacation, personal, sick, holidays and other types of leaves are not used to determine overtime hours.

For additional information, please review UPP 4-01: Compliance with the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act).PDF Graphic

A non-exempt employee works 7.5 hours per day on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. On Wednesday and Thursday, the employee works 10 hours per day. The total hours worked for that week are 42.5. In this case:




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