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Employers in Minnesota must conform with these state rules regarding overtime pay for employees.
In Minnesota, overtime must be paid at the rate of one and one-half times the hourly rate for work in excess of 48 hours in one workweek.
The following are exempt from overtime pay requirements:
Special rule for nurses. At health care facilities, overtime pay is due for nurses after eight hours daily or 80 hours in a 14-day period. (Action cannot be taken against nurses employed by certain health facilities based solely on their refusal to work overtime, where in the nurse's judgment, working overtime would jeopardize patient safety).