All overtime eligible staff (support staff and professional non-exempt staff).
SoIC personnel will follow the procedures below to comply with overtime laws and policies.
To ensure compliance with FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) and to document SoIC’s position on payment of overtime.
i. The employee has reached 40 hours of comp time.
ii. Financial hardship of the employee. An example could be the employee has to pay for child care to be at work for the extra work time.
iii. Salary equity issues, where payment of valid overtime may temporarily help address a salary inequity until a more permanent solution can be found.
iv. Whether the supervisor has budgetary funds available to cover the overtime.
FLSA mandates that employees are paid for all time worked. Employees must record all time worked. Supervisors are responsible for checking time is recorded accurately and completely. Failure to report all time worked can leave IU at risk of FLSA fines and liable for payment of all unreported hours worked.
FLSA – Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal law governing overtime.