2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 5 - HOURS OF LABOR
SECTION 27-5-101 - State and county employees; overtime compensation.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-5-101 (2018)

27-5-101. State and county employees; overtime compensation.

(a) The period of employment of state and county employees is eight (8) hours per day and forty (40) hours per week which constitute a lawful day's and week's work respectively.

(b) Except for employees whose maximum salary is remitted by statute, any state or county employee may be compensated at a rate one and one-half (1 1/2) times their regular compensation for each hour of service required to be performed in excess of eight (8) hours per day and forty (40) hours per week. If overtime compensation is paid pursuant to this section, no additional benefits, including compensatory time off, shall be allowed to the employee receiving the overtime compensation.

(c) Overtime compensation may only be authorized by the appropriate employing governing body subject to the following:

(i) For employees of the executive branch of state government, pursuant to rules and regulations of the human resources division of the department of administration and information. The human resources division shall specify what employees may receive overtime compensation, may require notification of an intent to pay overtime compensation preceding rendering of the additional services, and may prescribe any other limitations deemed desirable;

(ii) For employees of the legislative branch of state government, pursuant to rules and regulations of the management council of the legislative service office or resolution of the legislature;

(iii) For employees of the judicial branch of state government, pursuant to rules and regulations of the Wyoming supreme court;

(iv) For county employees, pursuant to rules and regulations of the respective boards of county commissioners.

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