67% of Americans that agree with the concept of increasing overtime eligibility1
With the fast-approaching implementation of the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulation, we wanted to take a look at overtime facts over the years — who is working the most overtime, who is violating overtime compliance the most, and what people think of the new overtime regulation.
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Who’s working the most overtime?
Percentage of men vs women working over 40 hrs per week in the US2
Which countries work the most overtime?
Percentage of managers working over 40 hours per week by country3
How much overtime does the US work?
Average hours worked by full-time US workers aged 18+4
What age is working the most overtime?
Average hours worked by age group5
How far spread are overtime violations?
Breakdown of cases resulting in back wages paid for FLSA violations6
Number of overtime cases and dollar value
Although the number of overtime case violations has decreased over
the past 3 years, the dollar amount for back wages has increased7
Which industries have the most overtime violations?
Most common industries for wage and hour case settlements6
Which states have the most violations?
California, Florida, New York and Texas accounted for over
1/3 of the FLSA violations found between 2007-20157
3. http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/EY-global-generations-a-global-study-on-work-life-challenges-across-generations/$FILE/EY-global-generations -a-global-study-on-work-life-challenges-across-generations.pdf
Want to learn about the updates to overtime? See this three-part series detailing all of the latest changes, impacts, and best practices. This overtime update is effective as of January 1st, 2020.