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Definition: Overtime

ILO terminology

Overtime is time worked in addition to hours worked during normal periods of work, and which is generally paid at higher than normal rates.
International Labour Organisation Resolution Concerning Statistics of Hours Worked Adopted by the 10th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, October 1962, para. 5, quoted in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), "Measuring the Non-Observed Economy - A Handbook", OECD, Paris, 2002