May comp time be given in lieu of pay?
NO. Even if an employee asks for comp time rather than pay, unless the employee is in one of the exempt categories (executive, administrative, professional, over-the-road driver, outside sales), the employee must be paid for hours worked in excess of 40 in a work week at a rate not less than time and one-half the employee’s regular rate of pay. 2. Is there any limit on the number of hours that an employee may work in any work week? NO. There is no limit in the Act on the number of hours employees aged 16 and older may work in any work week. 3. Does the Act require overtime pay for work in excess of eight in a day, on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or regular days of rest? NO. Except where a union contract or prevailing wage agreement requires overtime to be paid for working more than eight hours in a day, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or regular days of rest, overtime pay is required by law only for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a week. 4. Can hours worked be averaged over a two