I would like to better understand the differences between the two types of Premium Hours. What are the rules dictating how credit hours and comp time are earned, accumulated and used? What are the relative advantages and disadvantages for each?
I had a situation where a LEAP (Law Enforcement Availability Pay) employee worked 5 hours past his regular shift. I want to authorize him three hours for comp time, 2 hours for LEAP pay, but my supervisor said it should be all LEAP pay. What is the correct way to pay this employee?
I am a GS-15 Step 10. My Personnel Department reportedly has received direction from OPM that I cannot receive comp time because my salary restricts me from receiving overtime pay. I thought the agency could restrict the conversion of comp time to overtime pay but they do not accept that. Can you clarify for me?
Will I be paid night pay if I have annual leave for the whole pay period (80 hours); night tour is my regular shift?
Housekeeping aides received night differential pay, but the payroll office disagreed with paying the differential. What are your thoughts?
Will there be an annual adjustment to Federal Wage System (FWS) wage schedules this year?
Working on Sunday does not automatically result in Sunday pay. The author discusses what constitutes Sunday work, how much Sunday pay is, and conditions that may impact whether you will receive Sunday pay when assigned to work during Sunday hours.
When can you earn overtime pay and when can you earn compensatory time off? The author explains the differences between these two types of pay and situations under which each can arise.
The author looks at Federal Wage System rules for deciding what qualifies as night work, how much night pay will be, and any conditions that may impact receipt of night pay for a WG, WL or WS employee assigned to a shift that includes night hours.
The author details what qualifies as night work for General Schedule employees, how much night pay will be, and any conditions that may impact whether you will receive night pay when assigned to a shift that includes night hours.