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(3) With the approval of the Commanding Officer or
designee, employees may be excused from duty without loss of pay
and without charge to leave because of extreme weather or natural
disasters (e.g., dismissal of employees due to hurricane). If
such absence is authorized during an employee's regular day off,
they will not be given equivalent time off at a later date.
(4) Employees on court leave may be placed on the basic
workweek schedule for the pay period in question. The supervisor
determines this on a case-by-case basis depending on the length
of time the employee is absent from work.
(5) Employees on military leave will be placed on the
basic workweek schedule for the pay period(s) that include
(6) Employees in training will be placed on the basic
workweek schedule for the pay period(s) in which training occurs
unless they return to their job site after each day's session to
continue working according to their CWS. However, if on-site
training includes their regular day off, they must always be
placed on the basic workweek schedule for the entire pay period.
(7) Employees on official travel that includes their
regular day off and who cannot work their established CWS
schedule must be placed on the basic workweek for the pay
periods(s) in which the temporary duty occurs. It is the joint
responsibility of the supervisor and employee to carefully
monitor CWS hours during temporary duty events. This
responsibility requires ensuring that participants actually work
80 hours in a 2-week pay period, that work time is not credited
for weekend or after-hours travel, and that revisions to the
participant's approved CWS schedule are submitted.
Overtime, Compensatory Time, and Holiday Work
a. Criteria Used in Granting Compensatory Time/Overtime.
Overtime is required to be approved in accordance with references
(a) and (c). Overtime will be authorized in advance, except for
specific emergencies, and may be approved on a daily pay period
or specific job basis. Overtime work, either scheduled or
unscheduled will be avoided to the greatest extent possible.
Approving officials will attempt to minimize the cost impact
associated with scheduling work and maintaining priorities.
Senior management officials are encouraged to schedule meetings
that require travel during normal working hours to the extent
consistent with accomplishing the mission. Authorization of
overtime will be restricted to cases of real necessity such as:
(1) Safeguarding life and property