Why are some employees under the Federal Wage System not being paid the full amount they are owed?
Legislation has been introduced in Congress to ensure that there is only one local wage area within a locality pay area. What impact would this legislation have on federal employees’ pay if it were enacted, and what brought about the introduction of the legislation? The author explains what you need to know.
I am curious if there is a rule/law that GS-9 and above cannot get overtime or comp time. Is there such a thing as a unwritten rule that a station can have to prevent this?
OPM.gov gives examples of GS promotions while on retained pay using the 2 step rule. But how do you calculate a GS promotion step if your retained pay is already well above the amount computed using the 2 step rule?
You indicated that an employee cannot receive comp time for the additional hours worked when on TDY unless it is scheduled 30 days in advance in which case the only compensation that can be received is overtime pay. If the employee is exempt, why can he receive overtime pay at all?
The Department of Labor has proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act as per a memorandum issued by the president last year. What impact could this have on executive branch employees?
Can the government make an employee carry a GPS locator to keep track of his location?
I am a midnight shift employee. If I am off on Sunday night but work the night of the holiday (in this case Monday), do I get holiday pay being that I worked a part of the holiday?
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit recently confirmed the statutory provisions that limit the payment of overtime and other forms of premium pay as well as the provisions that require Federal employees to repay any overpayments. The author explains what this means for some federal employees’ paychecks.
The author says that there are artificial limits in place under the Federal Wage System that are limiting the pay potential of some federal employees. He looks at the history of the situation and provides an example of how this is happening.