Monday, July 6, 2009

No Mandatory Overtime For Nurses In New York

New York's Restrictions on Consecutive Hours of Work for Nurses law went into effect on July 1, 2009. Under the new law, codified as Labor Law Section 167, health care employers are prevented from mandating overtime for nurses. There are certain conditions under which exceptions may be made. The new law may be found here.


mandatory overtime said...

In New York there is a rule for Mandatory overtime for Nurses.
Most of the companies do not pay overtime properly.
Mandatory overtime is right for Nurses, i suggest contact a lawyers urgently.


RANDY L. BRAUN said...

By statute, nurses may not be forced to work mandatory overtime, except in certain situations such as a disaster, declaration of emergency, or an ongoing surgical or medical procedure in which the nurse is actively engaged. See New York Labor Law Secs. 167(2),(3).