39-3-405. Overtime compensation. (1) An employer may not employ any employee for a workweek longer than 40 hours unless the employee receives compensation for employment in excess of 40 hours in a workweek at a rate of not less than 1 1/2 times the hourly wage rate at which the employee is employed.
(2) An overtime provision does not apply for farm workers.
(3) Employers of students at an amusement or recreational area that operates on a seasonal basis who furnish the students with board, lodging, or other facilities may not employ the students for a workweek longer than 48 hours, unless the students receive compensation for their employment in excess of 48 hours in a workweek at a rate of not less than 1 1/2 times the hourly wage rate at which they are employed.
(4) The application of the overtime provisions of subsection (1) to the employment of firefighters and law enforcement officers by the state must be consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and consistent with regulations promulgated under the act.