MANDATORY OVERTIME LIMITATION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Mandatory Overtime Limitation Act. Applies to all
private and public employers, including the State and political
subdivisions of the State. Provides that, if an employee has worked 48
hours in a week, an employer may not require the employee to work
additional overtime during that week. Provides that, if an employee
has worked 12 hours in a 24 hour period, an employer may not require
the employee to work additional overtime during that 24 hour period.
Provides that additional overtime shall be on a voluntary basis.
Provides that the Act does not apply under specified circumstances,
but that an employee who works more than 48 hours in a week or 12
hours in a 24 hour period under those circumstances shall be paid at
twice his or her regular hourly rate. Provides that the refusal of any
employee to accept mandatory overtime may not be grounds for discrim-
ination, dismissal, discharge, retaliation, or an employment decision
adverse to the employee. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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