U.S. employers increasingly reliant on overtime: study

Reluctance to hire new workers as economy rebounds takes a toll on absenteeism, turnover
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 02/15/2005

Employers in the United States relied heavily on overtime this year instead of hiring new employees as the economy rebounded, according to a report by payroll firm Circadian.

To meet increased demand, many employers relied on a “staggering amount” of overtime from their existing workforce, according to

Shiftwork Practices 2005