Chart of Time and Attendance Laws By State

Time & Attendance helps administrators comply with overtime requirements by pre-configuring basic overtime calculations directly in the system. Below is a chart that sets forth all of the state overtime regulations in various jurisdictions.

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Overtime Compliance Laws

Staying in Compliance with your state’s time and attendance laws is critical to avoid lawsuits and penalties. We’ve compiled a list of State overtime laws and requirements to help you navigate the world of overtime compliance.

State Overtime Laws and Requirements

  • The federal baseline for overtime is 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week
  • RRP = Regular Rate of Pay
  • List updated as of Dec 2021
  • Time & Attendance will use the regulations for the state of the worker’s assigned work location. (More information about work locations here.)

Chart of Time and Attendance Compliance Laws By State

State Overtime Requirements Explanation
Alabama 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Alaska
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 8 in a day
Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a daily and weekly basis:
Overtime on a weekly basis:
Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay.
Overtime on a daily basis:
Employees who work more than 8 hours during a workday, will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Arizona 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Arkansas 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
California
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 8 in a day
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week
  • 2 x RRP for all hours over 12 a day
  • 1.5 x RRP for the first 8 hours of work on the 7th day of work in any workweek, regardless of the number of hours worked during the previous 6 days
  • 2 x RRP for all hours over 8 on the 7th day
Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a daily and weekly basis:
For overtime on a daily basis:
Employees who work more than 8 hours, they will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay.
Employees who work more than 12 hours, they will earn overtime paid at 2 times the regular rate of pay.
On the 7th consecutive day an employee works, for the first 8 hours, they will earn overtime pay at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay – for any hours they work over the first 8, they will earn overtime at 2 times their regular rate of pay.

For overtime on a weekly basis:
Employees who work over 40 hours during the workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay.

Colorado
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 12 in a day
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 12 hours without regard to starting and ending time of the workday, whichever calculation results in the greatest payment of wages
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week
Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on an hourly, daily and weekly basis.
Overtime on an hourly basis:
Employees who work 12 or more consecutive hours, will earn overtime at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Overtime on a daily basis:
Employees who work 12 or more hours during a workday will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Overtime on a weekly basis
Employees who work over 40 hours during a work week will earn 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Connecticut 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
District of Columbia (DC) 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Delaware 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Florida 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Georgia 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Hawaii 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Idaho 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Illinois 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Indiana 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Iowa 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week. Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Kansas 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees and employers who are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which is federal law, are not covered by this law.
Kentucky
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours on the 7th day of a week
  • 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week
Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a daily and weekly basis.

Overtime on a daily basis:
If an employee works 7 consecutive days during a workweek, they will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for any hours they work on that seventh day.
Overtime on a weekly basis:
For all hours an employee works over 40 hours during a workweek, they will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.

Louisiana 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Maine 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Maryland 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Massachusetts 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Michigan 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Minnesota 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Mississippi 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Missouri 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Montana 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Nebraska 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Nevada Nevada overtime is paid at 1 .5X the RRP.

Employees who earn LESS than 1.5X Nevada minimum wage must be paid overtime for time worked over 8 hours in a consecutive 24-hour period.
Employees who earn MORE than 1.5X Nevada minimum wage must be paid overtime for time worked over 40 hours in a week.

The only exception is if an employee agrees to work 4 10 hour shifts.

Nevada exempts certain workers and industries from overtime requirements.

Nevada has a 2 tier minimum wage system. Employers who offer Nevada qualifying health benefits to their employees are entitled to pay a lower minimum page. Further information regarding Nevada overtime eligibility and requirements and can be found in these FAQs issued by the Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner.
Zenefits Time & Attendance does support daily overtime in Nevada.
New Hampshire 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 x the minimum hourly wage rate for all hours over 40 in a week.
New Jersey 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
New Mexico 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
New York 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
North Carolina 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
North Dakota 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Ohio 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Oklahoma 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Oregon 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Pennsylvania 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Rhode Island 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
South Carolina 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
South Dakota 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Tennessee 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Texas 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Utah 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Vermont 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Virginia 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Washington 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
West Virginia 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Wisconsin 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.
Wyoming 1.5 x RRP for all hours over 40 in a week Employees will be eligible to earn overtime on a weekly basis. Employees who work over 40 hours during a workweek will earn overtime paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay.

Chart courtesy of help.zenefits.com

 

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