Tag: Overtime

OPM Issues Guidance on New Religious Compensatory Time Off Rule

By on April 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Guidance on New Religious Compensatory Time Off Rule

OPM has issued important guidance on how agencies should utilize the new rule on federal employees requesting compensatory time off for religious reasons.

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OPM Issues Final Rule Regarding Compensatory Time Off for Religious Observances

By on April 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Rule Regarding Compensatory Time Off for Religious Observances

Federal employees may soon have a new way to make up time taken off from work for religious reasons.

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Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

By on January 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

Thanks to racking up overtime, some federal employees at the Federal Protective Service had salaries upwards of $200k in 2017. Are they legitimate?

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AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on December 31, 2018 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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New Law Will Grant Lost Overtime Pay to One Third of Secret Service Workforce

By on April 5, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Law Will Grant Lost Overtime Pay to One Third of Secret Service Workforce

A new law will fully compensate Secret Service employees for lost overtime worked in 2017 and 2018.

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What Are My Rights With Respect to Uncompensated Overtime?

By on May 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
What Are My Rights With Respect to Uncompensated Overtime?

My supervisor frequently has me work more than 80 hours in a pay period. What laws govern this and what rights do I have to hold the agency accountable for compensation?

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Maximum Earnings Limitations on Federal Pay

By on September 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Maximum Earnings Limitations on Federal Pay

There are statutory provisions that can cause your pay to be much less than you expect after you’ve worked overtime or other premium hours, such as work at night, on a holiday or on a Sunday. The author explains how these work.

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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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Is There a Rule That GS-9 and Above Employees Cannot Get Overtime?

By on September 14, 2015 in Q&A with 0 Comments

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?

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Do FLSA Exempt Employees Get Overtime?

By on August 10, 2015 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments

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?

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