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overtime

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈəʊvətaɪm/ HR, WORKPLACE
time spent working after the usual time needed or expected in a job: We have put in 15 hours of overtime this week. The pay is $7.75 per hour; $11.75 for overtime.
extra payment for working after the usual time: You can earn some overtime by working after 6.00 p.m.eligible/ineligible for overtime If you work 45 hours a week and you are eligible for overtime, then you should get paid time and a half for five hours.be on overtime Everyone is on overtime this weekend.
Translations of “overtime”
in Arabic ساعات عَمل إضافِيّة…
in Korean 초과 근무…
in Malaysian kerja lebih masa…
in French heures supplémentaires…
in Turkish fazla mesai/çalışma zamanı…
in Italian straordinario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加班費…
in Russian сверхурочная работа…
in Polish nadgodziny…
in Vietnamese giờ làm thêm…
in Spanish horas extras…
in Portuguese hora extra…
in Thai ล่วงเวลา…
in German die Überstunden (pl.)…
in Catalan hores extres…
in Japanese 残業…
in Indonesian lembur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加班费…
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