RE: Overtime and Compensatory Time Humans are committed to objectives when the rewards offered fulfill their higher needs. Higher-level needs such as self-actualization, minimize overtime work for the employees. It is human nature to seek responsibility to overcome challenges with resourcefulness and creativity. The policies and procedures of Macys that to be followed in order to comply with the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and appropriate state statute.
Policy: It is the policy of the system to plan, organize, and schedule its activities so that work may be accomplished within 40 hours in the standard workweek and overtime is limited to that which is absolutely necessary. However, in unavoidable circumstances, such as emergencies or peak load periods, nonexempt employees will be compensated for overtime and extra hours worked in accordance with these policies, regulations and procedures. Managers should plan staffing requirements to minimize overtime work.
All overtime and extra hours worked must be authorized in advance by designated component. Supervisors are responsible for monitoring the work hours of non-exempt employees to ensure overtime and extra hours worked have been authorized. Non-exempt employees may not make unauthorized decisions to work overtime. Working unauthorized overtime may subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Similarly, compensation for overtime and extra hours shall not be waived by the non-exempt employee.
Hours worked: A non-exempt employee may only work in excess of 40 hours a week w...