State employees who are covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are eligible to receive overtime pay for hours worked beyond the 40-hour workweek. During FY 2010, approximately 69 percent of the executive branch workforce was eligible (FLSA-covered) for overtime.
Overtime is paid at time and one-half. Peak overtime occurs in summer and during winter holidays, particularly in 24-hour institutions and during seasonal workload peaks.
|Average Overtime Hours per Month||5.6||5.2||4.4||4.0|
|Average Percent Employees Receiving Overtime per Month||30.4%||29.8%||28.0%||27.3%|