Complete Labor Law Poster for $24.95
from www.LaborLawCenter.com, includes
State, Federal, & OSHA posting requirements

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Holidays and OT Pennsylvania

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Holidays and OT Pennsylvania

    I am looking for info regarding OT in Pennsylvania. This past Monday, Memorial Day, was a holiday. On Wednesday, I worked a 14 hour day and have been told that I cannot get paid overtime wages because Monday was a holiday. Is that legal? This was not a personal choice day, sick day or vacation day. The entire company was closed.

  • #2
    PA does not require your employer to calculate overtime on a daily basis. In PA, and in almost all other states as well, you are not due overtime unless you have WORKED more than 40 hours in the week. Holiday pay does NOT count towards overtime calculations.

    So working 14 hours in a day does not guarantee you overtime. Unless your total hours for the week minus your holiday pay exceeds 40, your employer need not pay you anything but straight time.
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

    Comment

    The LaborLawTalk.com forum is intended for informational use only and should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for legal advice. The information contained on LaborLawTalk.com are opinions and suggestions of members and is not a representation of the opinions of LaborLawTalk.com. LaborLawTalk.com does not warrant or vouch for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any postings or the qualifications of any person responding. Please consult a legal expert or seek the services of an attorney in your area for more accuracy on your specific situation.
    Working...
    X