28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Subtleties of overtime

28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Overtime, supplementary work, flextime, compensatory time off, cash compensation, waiver of compensation, ... enough to get confused. Let's start over.

During a period of increased workload, overtime is sometimes necessary for the company. When is the employee required to work these extra hours? How will they be compensated?

This article discusses the following topics:

  • the distinction between overtime and supplementary work
  • obligation to work overtime
  • overtime at the initiative of the employee
  • compensation for overtime
  • compensation for supplementary work
  • waiver of overtime compensation for executives
  • high managerial position and supplementary work
  • overtime in case of flextime
  • compensatory leave
  • employee illness during compensatory time off

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