Wayne Coleman is a senior consultant who has written about and provided training on overtime and premium pay, on the principles of FLSA coverage and exemption, and on related federal compensation issues at many different Federal agencies for almost 40 years. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The author discusses the process for providing pay increases to federal employees under the Federal Wage System (FWS) for 2017.
What is the correct pay when there is an unscheduled shift change for a General Schedule employee?
A proposed rule is being issued in the Federal Register to make another significant change to the FLSA regulations that apply to Federal employees and employers.
My supervisor has deemed that GS-09 and GS-11 positions are not eligible for overtime pay and has been providing only comp time for overtime worked. We believe this is incorrect. Do you have any information that will tell us when it’s proper to receive comp time and when overtime pay should be paid?
The author reminds federal workers that the new rules regarding salary based coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act do not apply to them. However, he explains what the new rules are and what they could mean for the federal workforce.
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently updated its fact sheet on setting employee’s pay when moving from a nonappropriated fund (NAFI) position to a General Schedule (GS) position. What exactly does this mean and which federal employees are impacted?
Who is and who is not entitled to receive locality pay?
There is widespread criticism of the federal pay system(s). The problem is no one has come up with a better model acceptable to many critics. Will this latest effort succeed? Here is a description of a new demonstration project on federal pay.