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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICES > HUMAN RESOURCES > HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES > OVERTIME PAY
Overtime Pay

1.0 Policy
1.1 It is the policy of Robert Morris University to compensate employees in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) who give of their time in excess of forty hours in a seven day work period.

2.0 Scope
2.1 This policy applies to non-exempt full-time, regular part-time, and part-time employees.

3.0 Procedure
3.1 The University has adopted the following overtime computation:

3.1.1 Seven and Forty - overtime worked shall be paid at time and one-half the regular base rate for all hours worked in excess of forty hours in the seven day work period.

3.1.2 All paid time off (holiday, vacation, personal, absent, etc.) will not be included in the computation of overtime.

3.1.3 Duplicating or pyramiding overtime is not permitted.

3.1.4 All hours in which employees receive premium pay (such as holiday pay) of at least one and one-half time the base rate will not be included in the computation of overtime.

3.1.5 Department manager authorization is essential prior to working overtime. This authorization is necessary so that payment of time and one-half is accurately recorded and paid correctly. In all work situations where overtime is authorized and performed, the time must be reported.

3.1.6 Employees required to work overtime will be given as much notice as possible. All overtime shall be distributed as equitably as possible among employees performing the work.

4.0 Definition of Terms
4.1 Overtime - Compensation for hours worked in excess of forty in a seven day work period.

4.2 Seven day work period - Begins on Sunday of a week at 12:00:00 AM and ends seven days later on the following Saturday at 11:59:59 PM.

4.3 Duplicating or pyramiding of overtime - Payment of one and one-half more than once for the same hours worked.

Effective: 02/01/2000