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NLRB memo addresses mandatory weekend overtime

Overtime: Some employees hate it; others can’t get enough. And many companies struggle to manage it. It can be even more complicated in a unionized setting, as the applicable labor agreement undoubtedly touches on, if not exhaustively addresses, overtime. The National Labor Relations Board recently issued an advice memo that shows companies with unions may have increased flexibility on this front.

The advice memo addresses a case in which an employer implemented a mandatory Saturday overtime policy for its union employees. The collective bargaining agreement addressed overtime but was vague as to whether weekend overtime could be forced by the company.

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