Ag Overtime Changes in 2022

Ag Overtime: Enacted in 2016, AB 1066 (Gonzalez) created a schedule phasing in overtime requirements for agricultural workers over the course of 4 years, from 2019 to 2022. “Beginning January 1, 2022, the bill [will] require any work performed by a person, employed in an agricultural occupation, in excess of 12 hours in one day to be compensated at the rate of no less than twice the employee’s regular rate of pay. The bill [will] provide employers who employ 25 or fewer employees an additional 3 years to comply with the phasing in of these overtime requirements.” The timetable published by the Department of Relations for overtime pay can be found below.

An FAQ on this overtime requirement can be found here.

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