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§ 3. Working day for public employees

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 61. Public Buildings and Public Works

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 61. Public Buildings and Public Works (Refs & Annos)
61 Okl.St.Ann. § 3
§ 3. Working day for public employees
A. Except as provided in subsection B of this section, eight (8) hours shall constitute a day's work for all public employees not otherwise exempt from or covered by special provisions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C.A., Section 201 et seq. and regulations thereto. In cases where it may be necessary to work more than eight (8) hours per calendar day which results in more than forty (40) hours worked per week, all public employees not otherwise exempt from or otherwise covered by special provisions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and regulations related thereto or other persons so employed shall be compensated in accordance with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and regulations related thereto.
B. Public employees and public safety professionals may be allowed to work in excess of eight (8) hours per day when such hours are assigned as part of an alternative work schedule. In any case where such work schedule results in an employee working in excess of forty (40) hours per workweek who is not exempt from or covered by special provisions under the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the employee shall be compensated in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and regulations related thereto. For purposes of this section, “public safety professionals” means sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, correctional officers, and persons in the emergency medical service profession.

Credits

R.L.1910, § 3757; Laws 1994, c. 242, § 44; Laws 2009, c. 55, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009.
61 Okl. St. Ann. § 3, OK ST T. 61 § 3
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2021), and chapters 2, 4, 5 and 6 of the First Extraordinary Session.
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