The technical/mechanical category includes accountants, agents, appraisers, canvassers, clerks, copy writers, guards, mechanics, machine operators, photographers, ticket agents, teachers, technicians and others. The Public Housekeeping category covers employees who work in restaurants or bars, catering operations, hotels, hospitals, and private schools. This exception provides for workdays over 10 hours but less than 12 hours in a 40 hour workweek if the following are true:
- They are employees in the healthcare industry who are subject to a validly adopted alternative workweek schedule.
- No overtime required for a regular schedule of not more than 10 hours per day in a 40-hour week.
- They are paid double their regular rate for work over 12 hours in any day and any more than 8 hours per day beyond the regular schedule established in the agreement.
- For all employees except those in the construction/drilling/mining/logging category, if the employer requires fewer hours than regularly scheduled, the employee must pay overtime rates for time worked in excess of 8 hours per day and double for hours over 12.
- Public housekeeping employees who work in a hospital (or establishment primarily engaged in care of the sick, aged or mentally ill who reside there) who have a 14 consecutive day work period, must be paid 1.5 times their regular rate for time over 8 hours in a day or 80 hours in two weeks, pursuant to an agreement or understanding with the employer. No double time is required.