What is OT?

OT meaning: OT, commonly known as overtime, generally refers to the extending working hours beyond “normal working hours”.

What is OT pay?

OT pay refers to the extra remuneration received by employees who continue to work beyond the prescribed working hours.

*The Hong Kong Labour Department has no rules on OT pay, but employers can communicate with employees about OT pay before new employees join the company, so as to better retain talents.


Workstem has a powerful scheduling system. The store manager can use the latest employee availability and shift templates to quickly schedule in Workstem One App, and approve OT applications, leave applications and shift replacement anytime, anywhere.

At the same time, the powerful AI engine in the Workstem payroll system simplifies payroll calculation and increases the accuracy of OT pay.

Read more: How do labour-intensive enterprises easily handle overtime (OT) calculation and salary payment?