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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Definition of Employees Covered by 207(k)

Reference Number: MTAS-967
Reviewed Date: 11/26/2021

All personnel employed in police, fire or other public safety agencies do not qualify for the 207(k) exemption. Only certain law enforcement and fire protection employees are covered. Non-covered law enforcement and fire protection "civilian" personnel are covered by the normal 40-hour overtime standard of the act. 29 C.F.R. § 553.200(b).