overtime. 1. The hours worked by an employee in excess of a standard day or week. • Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers must pay extra wages (usu. 1 1/2 times the regular hourly rate) to certain employees (usu. nonsalaried ones) for each hour worked in excess of 40 hours per week. [Cases: Labor Relations 1269. C.J.S. Labor Relations §§ 1143–1144.] 2. The extra wages paid for excess hours worked.
[Blacks Law 8th]