Professionals Eligible for Overtime

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Professional employees eligible for overtime will earn overtime for hours worked beyond their normal work week.

Understanding Your Professional Obligation

Communicate effectively with your supervisor to determine your professional obligation.

  • When issued university-owned electronic devices for work use, leave it in the office.
  • Unless previously discussed or pre-approved by supervisor, then you may respond to emails and you will be compensated.
  • Special events outside the normal business hour is compensated.
  • If given a project but cannot finish by the end of your work day, you must continue the following day. Hours worked outside of your normal work day must be pre-approved by your supervisor.

Tracking Hours Worked

Professionals eligible for overtime track hours worked outside of their standard hours using the time sheet for their specific pay source.

Related Forms and Policies


Contact an Expert

State Inquiries


UB HR Time and Attendance

State Benefit Services

Phone: 716-645-7777


Research Foundation Inquiries

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Robert Palmer


Research Foundation (RF) Human Resources

Phone: 716-645-4476