Creating A No-Overtime Policy

Construction crew members working on site

Allowing employees to be 100% "off" when they're not at work helps ensure that they're bringing full effort to their jobs.

December 31, 2018

Who isn’t exhausted after eight hours on the job, especially in such a physically demanding industry? Research across a number of professions has shown time and again that productivity and accuracy decrease when employees aren’t given sufficient time off to recharge. Yet the standard practice continues to be asking staff to work overtime to finish a job or catch up on paperwork. Not at NewDay. It’s been part of our company culture for more than three decades to not allow overtime. It lets our employees be 100% “on” when they’re at work, and 100% “off” when they’re not, which translates into better work and a better company in the long run. Here are a few tips for changing the overtime policy at your company. Read more

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