Certain workplace circumstances may cause employee(s) to work more than the stipulated working hours. For example:
• Occurrence of accident at workplace
• Essential work such as national defence or security
• Prioritised work at a plant or machinery
• Unforeseeable interruption at work
Overtime exemption can be applied by companies which require their employees to:
-work more than 12 hours a day
-work more than 72 hours of overtime a month
Application can be done by employers or representatives, at least 3 months before overtime work starts and before expiry of the current overtime exemption.
Contact us at QES to know more.