A federal judge refused to issue an order to force the government to pay federal employees who currently are required to work during the shutdown.
NTEU has filed a lawsuit over the shutdown alleging an FLSA violation for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.
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.
It is not usual for employers to ask employees to stay over a few extra hours, but it is illegal to have employees work without giving them their due pay. The author outlines some ways federal employees can ensure they are not subjected to failing to be compensated for overtime work when they are legally entitled to it.
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?