Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 258.003
Prohibition of Mandatory Overtime


A hospital may not require a nurse to work mandatory overtime, and a nurse may refuse to work mandatory overtime.


This section does not prohibit a nurse from volunteering to work overtime.


A hospital may not use on-call time as a substitute for mandatory overtime.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 742 (S.B. 476), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 258.003 — Prohibition of Mandatory Overtime, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­258.­htm#258.­003 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 258.003’s source at texas​.gov