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by Soviet law, work exceeding the established duration of work time. Overtime is assigned only under exceptional conditions, for example, national military threat, natural disasters and other emergencies endangering human life, accidents at work and related consequences, and sudden malfunctions of water or gas pipes or heating, lighting, sewage, transportation, or communications systems. A person may work overtime if the worker who is to relieve him fails to appear, or if his work does not allow an interruption. The permission of the factory, plant, or local trade union committee is necessary in all cases.

Persons not permitted to work overtime include pregnant women, mothers who are breast feeding, women with children under the age of one, and workers under the age of 18. Workers enrolled in secondary general-education schools and vocational-technical schools may not work overtime on days when they have classes. The handicapped and women with children between the ages of one and eight may be assigned to work overtime only if they so agree. Overtime should not exceed four hours in the course of two consecutive days or 120 hours a year for a given worker.

Workers who receive time-rate wages are paid time and a half for the first two hours overtime and double time for subsequent hours; those who receive piece rate wages receive in addition a certain percentage of the tariff system applied to workers engaged in similar work but receiving time-rate wages: 50 percent for the first two hours overtime and 100 percent for subsequent hours. In those sectors of the national economy where uniform tariff systems have been set for both types of wages, workers receive an additional 37.5 percent of the rate for the first 2 hours overtime and 75 percent for subsequent hours. Persons who work below ground in coal mines, whether the mine is in operation or under construction, receive an extra 25 percent of the tariff system for the first two hours overtime and 50 percent for subsequent hours. Compensation for overtime may not be given in the form of time off.


The number of hours worked on a building project in excess of the number agreed upon for any single day or for any one week.
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Accrual of compensatory time off hours must be at overtime (i.
The court identified several adverse employment actions: The plaintiffs' accumulated sick leave was severely diminished so they couldn't use it for future illnesses or early retirement; they weren't able to use compensatory time that their supervisor "specifically authorized to be accumulated for this very purpose"; and they were effectively prevented from working more overtime.
I]t is our position that a public employer may schedule its nonexempt employees to use their accrued FLSA compensatory time as directed if the prior agreement specifically provides such a provision.
The federal statute also caps the number of compensatory time hours that an employee may accrue.
In April 1994, a number of employees sued, claiming that Harris County violated the FLSA by taking away the employees' discretion as to when they could use their compensatory time and by forcing them to use that time when they did not want to.
The primary reason is that employees could bank compensatory time and use it against companies during labor stoppages, or they could all take time off at peak times such as Independence Day.
The FLSA does not have a provision authorizing compensatory time in lieu of overtime.
The second requirement, that overtime work be equitably compensated, was met by saving and using compensatory time as needed.
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow the use of compensatory time in the private sector has been introduced in the House by Representative Ballenger (R-North Carolina).
A We bargained for language giving all support employees a choice of paid overtime or compensatory time off.
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