States with Restrictions
States are known to have restrictions on the use of mandatory overtime for nurses.
- 14 identified restrictions in law: AK, CT, IL, MD, MA, MN, NH, NY, OR, PA, RI, TX, WA, and WV.
- 2 have provisions in regulations: CA and MO.
Mandatory overtime is one of the many workplace issues that may be contributing to nurses leaving the workforce. Overtime is defined as the hours worked in excess of an agreed upon, predetermined, regularly established work schedule, as identified by contract; usual scheduling practices; policies or procedures.