40 Hour Overtime

Ashik Ahmed

Ashik Ahmed

CEO, CTO & Co-Founder

May 10, 2016

40 Hour Overtime

Ashik Ahmed, CEO, CTO & Co-Founder
May 10, 2016


Here’s some news you can file under “you asked for it, Deputy delivered”.

At the request of many Deputy customers, we have implemented a Pay Rates type which matches the basic overtime rule for hourly paid workers which prevail in most US industries and workplaces.

The US Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires overtime pay at a rate no less than 1.5x for any hours over 40 in a given week. We have made it very easy to apply this rule to any employee, so that the wage costs you see when scheduling, and in reports, are 100% accurate.

For new customers (in the USA) this will be the default Pay Rate type. Existing customers can update their Pay Rates as follows:

Simply select any employee, edit their profile, scroll down to Pay Rates, and select from the dropdown menu “Hourly (40h + 1.5x Overtime)”

 

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It’s that simple!

As always, if you need any help don’t hesitate to contact Deputy’s 24/7 support by clicking the chat icon or calling 1-855-6-DEPUTY (US).

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ashik Ahmed
Ashik is the Co-Founder and CEO/CTO at Deputy. He spends most of his time thinking crazy things about Deputy and how it will change the world.
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