Georgia Hours Worked




Hours worked

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employee’s time must be counted as hours worked for calculating wages. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of hours worked set forth in that law would apply.



Workweek

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address what constitutes a workweek. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of workweek set forth in that law would apply.





Waiting time

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count waiting time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of waiting time set forth in that law would apply.



On-call time

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count on-call time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of on-call time set forth in that law would apply.



Sleeping time

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count sleeping time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of sleeping time set forth in that law would apply.



Travel time

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count travel time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of travel time set forth in that law would apply.



Meeting, lecture, and training time

Georgia’s minimum wage law does not address when an employer must count meeting, lecture, or training time as hours worked for purposes of minimum wage and overtime requirements. However, because most employees working in Georgia are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, the definition of meeting, lecture, and training timemeeting time set forth in that law would apply.



Show up or reporting time

Georgia law does not require employers to pay employees for reporting or showing up to work if no work is performed. An employer is also not required to pay an employee a minimum number of hours if the employer dismisses the employee from work prior to completing their scheduled shift. Employers are only required to pay employees for hours actually worked.