SB 200 Overtime compensation for fire and law-enforcement employees.
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Summary as introduced:
Public safety; overtime compensation for fire protection and law-enforcement employees. Requires firefighters and other fire protection employees, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, ambulance personnel, rescue workers, and hazardous materials workers to be paid overtime at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours of work in excess of 53 hours in a seven-day work period or 212 hours in a 28-day work period, or for work periods adopted between seven and 28 days, the number of hours which bears the same relationship to 212 as the number of days in the work period bears to 28. The bill also requires employers shall pay law-enforcement employees overtime compensation at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the employee's basis rate of pay for all hours of work in excess of 43 hours in a seven-day work period or 172 hours in a 28-day work period, or for work periods adopted between seven and 28 days, the number of hours which bears the same relationship to 172 as the number of days in the work period bears to 28. The bill provides for remedies for violation.

Full text:
01/12/00  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 005618448  pdf

Status:
01/12/00  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 005618448
01/12/00  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/00  Senate: Continued to 2001 in General Laws (15-Y 0-N)