When does the regularly scheduled work week begin? Is it always on a Sunday or is it Monday?
How long do you have to use the comp time you accrue during the year? Can you lose it if you don’t use it within a certain period of time?
May an employee choose to waive Sunday premium pay and work just base rate on Sunday? For instance, if an employee travels on Sunday, can he claim to work on Sunday but not claim premium pay?
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My agency or, at least, my location, does not afford part-time employees the option of selecting comp-time for hours in excess of 8 per day or 40 per week. Is this difference between full-time and part-time employees permissible?
A nursing supervisor requests an RN (Registered Nurse) who is on annual leave to work overtime. The RN agrees to work a day during her annual leave for the overtime as promised by nursing supervisor. Can the nurse be paid overtime in this situation?
If a GS employee is on official travel during his or her regularly scheduled duty hours that fall between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., does the employee continue to receive night pay whether or not she or he performs actual duty?
I am a night shift employee. If I go away for training out of state and I am there for a week or two and my training class is in the day does this apply?
Our facility has a sign up roster for staff to volunteer to work extra hours. Those who volunteer are allowed to record Compensatory Time for the extra hours worked, but they are not allowed to claim Overtime or Night Differential pay for the hours worked. Is this acceptable?
Are there any different rules for the 35% extra when I work Sunday Night as part of my regularly scheduled work week?