Q & A Session – Normal Commute Time Deducted from Travel Comp Time


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Is the deduction of normal commute time supposed to be deducted from compensatory time whether the travel is on a normal duty day or not?


Yes, your normal home-to-work and work-to-home commuting time will always be subtracted from the amount of compensatory time you receive for official travel to/from your home to a temporary duty station.  5 C.F.R. § 1504(c).

Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.

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