## How To Calculate Overtime In Namibia

### What is Overtime?

Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours. The term is also used for the pay received for this time.

### How To Calculate Overtime In Namibia

Overtime rates are **1.5 times the hourly rate on normal working days and double the hourly rate on Sundays and public holidays**. Employees who work on public holidays must be paid as overtime. Namibia currently has eight paid public holidays.

#### Frequently Asked Questions

**How do you calculate overtime per day in Namibia?**

To calculate overtime for a day rate employee, the first step is to multiply the amount the employee is paid for a day’s work (the “day rate”) by the number of days the employee worked in the week. Next, divide this by the total number of hours the employee worked in the week.

**Is overtime calculated after 40 hours in Namibia?**

Alberta requires that you pay overtime after 44 hours worked in a week, rather than the typical 40. Alberta does abide by the eight-hour workday rule, so any additional time after eight hours must be compensated by 1.5 times the employee’s normal pay.

**How do you calculate overtime minutes in Namibia?**

The standard overtime rate is 1.5 times the employee’s regular hourly wage. This number is also commonly known as “time-and-a-half.” So if one employee makes N$15 per hour, their overtime rate is N$22.50 per hour (N$15 x 1.5). If another employee makes N$25 per hour, their overtime rate is N$37.50 per hour (N$25 x 1.5).

**How do you calculate overtime pay in Excel?**

- =(regular time*rate) + (overtime*rate*1.5)
- Total pay for overtime: =(E4*G4)+(F4*G4*1.5)
- Total hours worked: =(C4-B4)*24.
- Regular time formula: =MIN(8,D4)
- Overtime: =D4-E4.
- =(E4*G4)+(F4*G4*1.5)
- =(regular time*rate) + (overtime*rate*1.5)

**How do you calculate holiday pay in Namibia?**

You can work this out by the number of days you work a week x 5.6. For example, if you work 3 days a week, you’re entitled to 16.8 days’ paid holiday (3 x 5.6) a year.

**How do you calculate biweekly overtime in Namibia?**

The correct answer looks at each 7 (consecutive) day period separately to figure out how many hours are considered overtime for the two-week period. For example, let’s say an employee works 50 hours in the first seven days of a bi-weekly pay period, and only works 30 hours in the latter half of the pay period

**Is more than 8 hours overtime in Namibia?**

Yes, Namibia law requires that employers pay overtime, whether authorized or not, at the rate of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of eight up to and including 12 hours in any workday, and for the first eight hours of work on the seventh consecutive day of work

**Does overtime count towards holiday pay in Namibia?**

Holiday pay must be calculated on the basis of the employee’s normal pay. If an employee has worked a settled pattern of overtime over a period of time, payment for that overtime is pay that they normally receive and must therefore be included in holiday pay

**How do you calculate overtime and double-time in Excel?**

Type the formula to display the hours worked in cell B4 and press “Enter.” For example, type the formula =(b3-b2)*24 in cell B4. This formula will subtract quitting time from starting time and multiply the result times 24.

**Can you be made to work overtime in Namibia?**

You only have to work overtime if your contract says so. Even if it does, by law, you cannot usually be forced to work more than an average of 48 hours per week. Unless your contract guarantees you overtime, your employer can stop you from working it.

**How do you calculate overtime percentage?**

To calculate overtime percentage divide total overtime hours by total regular hours and multiply it result with 100.

**How do you calculate full time overtime in Namibia?**

- At 150% (time and a half) of an employee’s ordinary time hourly rate for the first two or three hours of overtime worked.
- At 200% (double time) of an employee’s ordinary time hourly rate after the two or three hours of overtime worked.

**Is overtime calculated on basic or gross salary in Namibia?**

No, extra pay for overtime work does not form part of the basic pay. It is factored in while calculating gross salary.

**How do holiday pay work in Namibia?**

Calculation: Normal pay per day worked x 1.5 (for time-and-a-half), or x 2 (for double-time) = Holiday Pay. Work like normal – Federal law does not require you to pay your employees extra, or above normal pay, for working on a holiday. Legally, it’s just another day where you earn the same as any other day.

**How do you calculate overtime pay twice a month in Namibia?**

Add the number of hours worked the second workweek in the pay period, and subtract 40 from the result to find the number of overtime hours worked. The second week will always be a full week with semimonthly pay periods.

**What is the 8 80 overtime rule?**

The “8 and 80” exception allows employers to pay one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 8 in a workday and 80 in a fourteen-day period.

**Can I get fired for refusing overtime in Namibia?**

Because Namibia is an at-will employment state, they may fire you for refusing to work overtime. An employer may require overtime in certain circumstances, and when you refuse to work, they can terminate your contract without it being considered discrimination.

**How many overtime hours is too much in Namibia?**

While both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and most state labor laws on overtime require that covered, nonexempt employees be paid for their overtime hours at a rate of not less than one and one-half times their regular rate of pay after 40 hours of work in a workweek, they do not typically place any limit on the

**Can an employer make you work 20 hours a day in Namibia?**

Generally, an employer can make an employee work 20 hours in one day as long as they are properly compensated and are given the required rest periods under the applicable wage order