Results of our last two minute survey

1. How much notice do you give workers before requiring them to work overtime?

  • Before noon of required day

9%
  • 24-hour notice

17%
  • Management reserves the right to impose overtime as business needs dictate.

48%
  • Other

26%
  • Total
100%

The largest group of respondents in the 'other' category offered employees the opportunity to work overtime but did not require it.

2. How is overtime assigned?

  • Supervisor's discretion

56%
  • Employee volunteering

25%
  • Employee seniority

0%
  • Other

19%
Total 100%

For those responding 'other,' the method of assigning overtime was usually dictated by the employee's skill or job need.

3. What is your basis for overtime payments?

  • Time and one-half after 40 hours per week

85%
  • Time and one-half after 8 hours per day

13%
  • Other; please explain

2%
Total 100%

4. What determines when overtime is due to an employee?

  • Hours worked

69%
  • Hours paid

31%
  • Total
100%

5. If you selected hours paid, which categories are included?

  • Holiday

93%
  • Bereavement leave

48%
  • Vacation days

63%
  • Jury duty

52%
  • Other, please explain

7%
  • Sick Leave

30%

6. When was the last time your overtime policy was significantly modified?

  • Within the past year

2%
  • 12-24 months

12%
  • More than two years

87%
  • Total
100%