Tag: FLSA

Determining Minimum Wages For Federal Employees

By on December 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Determining Minimum Wages For Federal Employees

Some state or local governments have minimum wages that are higher than the federal government. OPM explains how to reconcile the differences.

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Alphabet Soup and FMLA Abuse

By on September 30, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Alphabet Soup and FMLA Abuse

Supervisors must ensure compliance with FMLA law while also preventing leave abuse by employees. These are some tips to help navigate the process.

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Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

By on January 15, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

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.

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NTEU Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on January 8, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NTEU Sues Government Over the Shutdown

NTEU has filed a lawsuit over the shutdown alleging an FLSA violation for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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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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Court Awards Back Pay to Federal Employees Over 2013 Government Shutdown

By on February 17, 2017 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Court Awards Back Pay to Federal Employees Over 2013 Government Shutdown

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has just handed down a payday bonanza for federal employees who signed up for the class action case demanding redress for lost pay during the 2013 government shutdown.

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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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Common Overtime Violations Federal Workers Can Experience

By on June 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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.

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When Should I Receive Comp Time Rather Than Overtime?

By on June 1, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments

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?

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How Can Federal Managers Prepare for Changes to the FLSA Now?

By on June 23, 2014 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

President Obama recently called for a review of and update to the FLSA regulations. The author says that while this won’t result in an immediate impact on federal positions, it is a good time for federal managers to review existing position descriptions and update FLSA determinations.

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