Overtime Calculations

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The following calculation examples assume the employee is non-exempt from overtime requirements of the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (“COMPS Order”) #36. For more information about COMPS coverage contact the Division at 303-318-8441.

The calculation of regular rate and overtime pay should be conducted very carefully, and other methods of calculation not described may be appropriate depending upon the particular circumstances.