Overtime Policy

In this article, you’ll learn how to create an overtime policy. Overtime policies allow organization owners to add a multiplier to team member pay rates when they exceed their weekly work hours.

Available on Paid plans.

Table of contents

Creating an overtime policy

To create a new policy, follow these steps:

Step 1

Navigate to Settings & Policies > Features.

settings and policies features

Step 2

Next, click on the Overtime tab, then Add policy.

Overtime add policy

Step 3

Add the policy name, threshold, multiplier, and team members, then hit Save.

create weekly overtime policy dialog

Overtime policies start on the next work week defined on the organization settings page.

Overtime policy status

overtime policy page

On the Status column of each policy, you will find the below statuses:

  1. Pending – this means that the policy has not started and there is no active time tracked.
  2. Active – this means that the policy is operational and time is tracked within the policy.
  3. Archived (on the archive page) – this means that the policy has been deactivated.

Overtime notifications

Once team members exceed the set threshold and go into overtime, managers and users will be notified via email:

User email notification

overtime email notification

Manager email notification

overtime email notification manager

You can unsubscribe to overtime notifications by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.

Where is overtime visible?

Timesheet approvals

Navigate to Timesheets > Approvals:

timesheets approvals menu

timesheet approvals overtime

Amounts owed report

Navigate to Reports > Amounts owed:

reports amounts owed 1

amounts owed report overtime

Time and activity report

Navigate to Reports >Time and activity report:

Reports Time Activity

time and activity report overtime

Weekly report

Navigate to Reports> Weekly report:

reports weekly

reports weekly

weekly report overtime


Navigate to Financials > Send payments > Approved timesheets

Financials send payments

team payments overtime

Work breaks are not included in overtime payment calculations.
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