Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
Is it true that when a federal employee travels on a federal holiday, he or she is compensated with overtime rather than travel comp time?
Yes, you are correct that a federal employee who is non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act will be compensated with overtime pay when required to travel on a federal holiday.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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