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Employers in Illinois must conform with these state rules regarding overtime pay for employees.
In Illinois, employers must pay their employees at least one and one-half times the regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 per week.
Not covered by the overtime law are:
Workers in remedial education programs. Illinois employers are not required to pay overtime to workers during any period (totaling no more than 10 hours in any workweek) that a worker is receiving remedial education that is:
Mandated nurse overtime. The Hospital Licensing Act prohibits mandated nurse overtime, except in an unforeseen emergent circumstance when the overtime is required as a last resort.