Wayne Coleman

Wayne Coleman is a compensation consultant whose career at various Federal agencies and in private practice spans almost 40 years. During this time he 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. Wayne is available to help your agency avoid premium pay claims through consulting services and training. You can contact him at [email protected].

A Refresher on Holiday Pay

By on November 14, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Refresher on Holiday Pay

With the holiday season approaching, some federal employees may be wondering how this can affect their paychecks. Here is a quick refresher.

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What Are My Rights With Respect to Uncompensated Overtime?

By on May 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
What Are My Rights With Respect to Uncompensated Overtime?

My supervisor frequently has me work more than 80 hours in a pay period. What laws govern this and what rights do I have to hold the agency accountable for compensation?

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New Administrative Leave Categories Established By Congress

By on April 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Administrative Leave Categories Established By Congress

Congress recently established three new types of administrative leave. The author explains how they work and to whom they apply.

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Premium Pay and Pay Limits for Some Federal Employees

By on March 30, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Premium Pay and Pay Limits for Some Federal Employees

Two recent guidance documents from OPM highlight provisions affecting the pay for certain federal employees. The author explains what this means for the impacted employees.

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Some Thoughts For the New President and Congress Regarding Federal Employment

By on February 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Some Thoughts For the New President and Congress Regarding Federal Employment

The author says that there are better ways to enact changes to the federal civil service laws than vilifying federal employees.

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How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

By on January 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

The author discusses the process for providing pay increases to federal employees under the Federal Wage System (FWS) for 2017.

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What is the Correct Pay When There is an Unscheduled Shift Change?

By on November 26, 2016 in Q&A with 0 Comments
What is the Correct Pay When There is an Unscheduled Shift Change?

What is the correct pay when there is an unscheduled shift change for a General Schedule employee?

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The FLSA Regulations for Federal Employees Are Changing

By on November 21, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The FLSA Regulations for Federal Employees Are Changing

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.

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What Happens if a Holiday Falls on My Day Off?

By on November 2, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments

If a holiday falls on a Monday and that’s my day off, does the holiday move to Tuesday or does my day off move to Tuesday?

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Maximum Earnings Limitations on Federal Pay

By on September 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 36 Comments
Maximum Earnings Limitations on Federal Pay

There are statutory provisions that can cause your pay to be much less than you expect after you’ve worked overtime or other premium hours, such as work at night, on a holiday or on a Sunday. The author explains how these work.

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