Reduced Work Week at Berkeley

Issue 1 and Volume 99.

Reduced Work Week at Berkeley Berkeley, Calif., reduced the work week for municipal employees from 44 to 40 hours beginning November 1, 1945. Employees who are required to work in excess of 40 hours in any one week are to be paid for such overtime at the rate of one and one-half times the straight time rate, based upon their regularly monthly salaries. The fire department work week was reduced last May from 84 hours per week to 72 hours.

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