Time for time-and-a-half? exploring the evidence and policy options on overtime

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Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
D’Arcy, Conor
Publisher
Resolution Foundation
Date of publication
1 December 2017
Subject(s)
People management: all aspects of managing people, Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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Discussion around the Taylor Review and quality of work has often focused on zero-hours contracts and the gig economy. But one idea the Taylor Review raised could impact a far larger group: those doing paid overtime.

This briefing note presents evidence on overtime, how its prevalence and the premium associated with it vary across the economy and over time, before considering how overtime workers could be offered greater security and certainty.

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