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After years of efforts, Pennsylvania nurses have won this important protection for the sake of our patients and our profession.
The law (“Act 102”) prohibits healthcare facilities from requiring nurses and other direct caregivers to work in excess of agreed to, predetermined, and regularly scheduled daily work shifts.
We consider on-call time as time spent working for purposes of determining whether a health care employer has required a nurse to work overtime.
|top| Q: What is meant by “prescheduled on-call time”?
A health care employer who seeks such a waiver from a nurse will have violated the law.
|top| Q: What happens after I file a Mandatory Overtime Complaint?
|top| Q: Who is covered under the law for mandatory overtime restrictions?
A: This law covers registered professional nurses (RN) or licensed practical nurses (LPN) who: However, employers may NOT substitute on-call time for mandatory overtime.
A: If you believe that your employer mandated overtime in violation of the law, you can file a Mandatory Overtime Complaint form.
Get an electronic version of the form here, or you may call (888) 4-NYSDOL or (518) 457-9000 to obtain a hard copy.