Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1977

Overtime pay.

10.—(1) In this section—

“overtime” means any hours worked in excess of normal working hours;

“overtime pay” means the rate of pay which an employee is entitled to in respect of normal working hours increased by not less than twenty-five per cent.

(2) Whenever an employer requires an employee to work overtime, the employer shall pay the employee overtime pay for any time in respect of which the employee works overtime.

(3) An employer who contravenes subsection (2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.