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Overtime and Comp Time

The university has two types of overtime for eligible staff employees: straight and premium. Employees may receive either compensatory time off (comp time) or pay for overtime worked.

Conditions

  • Only non-exempt employees are eligible for overtime. Exempt and non-exempt titles are identified in the Staff Title and Pay Plan.
  • Overtime work must be approved in advance by your supervisor.

Rate

  • Up to 40 hours of work in a given workweek is compensated at the straight time rate (1 hour for each hour worked).
  • More than 40 hours of work in a given workweek is compensated at the premium rate (1.5 hours for each hour worked).
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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.