State Overtime Requirements

as of January 1, 2014

Overtime or premium pay is required by state law where indicated below, when a worker’s hours exceed the state established threshold for a day or week. 

State

Daily Hours

Weekly Hours

Alabama

 

 

Alaska

8

40

Arizona

 

 

Arkansas

 

40

California

8

40

Colorado

12

40

Connecticut

 

40

D.C.

 

40

Delaware

 

 

Florida

 

 

Georgia

 

 

Guam

 

40

Hawaii

 

40

Idaho

 

 

Illinois

 

40

Indiana

 

40

Iowa

 

 

Kansas

 

46

Kentucky

 

40

Louisiana

 

 

Maine

 

40

Maryland

 

40

Massachusetts

 

40

Michigan

 

40

Minnesota

 

48

Mississippi

 

 

Missouri

 

40

Montana

 

40

Nebraska

 

 

Nevada

8

40

New Hampshire

 

40

New Jersey

 

40

New Mexico

 

40

New York

 

40

North Carolina

 

40

North Dakota

 

40

Ohio

 

40

Oklahoma

 

 

Oregon

 

40

Pennsylvania

 

40

Puerto Rico

8

40

Rhode Island

 

40

South Carolina

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

Texas

 

 

Utah

 

 

Vermont

 

40

Virgin Islands

 

40

Virginia

 

 

Washington

 

40

West Virginia

 

40

Wisconsin

 

40

Wyoming

 

 

Source: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Wage and Hour Division