5 CFR 531.611 - Miscellaneous provisions.

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§ 531.611 Miscellaneous provisions.
(a) A locality rate may be paid only for those hours for which an employee is in a pay status.
(b) Payment of, or an increase in, a locality rate is not an equivalent increase in pay within the meaning of5 U.S.C. 5335. (See§ 531.407(c).)
(c) A locality rate is included in an employee'stotal remuneration, as defined in 5 CFR 551.511(b), and straight time rate of pay, as defined in 5 CFR 551.512(b), for the purpose of overtime pay computations under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended.
(d) Consistent with§ 531.610, a reduction or termination of a locality rate under § 531.609 is not an adverse action for the purpose of 5 CFR part 752, subpart D, or an action under 5 CFR 930.211.
[70 FR 31305, May 31, 2005, as amended at 73 FR 66154, Nov. 7, 2008]
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§ 531.611 Miscellaneous provisions.

(a) A locality rate may be paid only for those hours for which an employee is in a pay status.

(b) Payment of, or an increase in, a locality rate is not an equivalent increase in pay within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 5335. (See § 531.407(c).)

(c) A locality rate is included in an employee's total remuneration, as defined in 5 CFR 551.511(b), and straight time rate of pay, as defined in 5 CFR 551.512(b), for the purpose of overtime pay computations under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended.

(d) Consistent with § 531.610, a reduction or termination of a locality rate under § 531.609 is not an adverse action for the purpose of 5 CFR part 752, subpart D, or an action under 5 CFR 930.211.

[70 FR 31305, May 31, 2005, as amended at 73 FR 66154, Nov. 7, 2008]

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Title 5 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 531 after this date.

  • 2015-10-27; vol. 80 # 207 - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 65607 - General Schedule Locality Pay Areas
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      Final rule.
      The regulations are effective November 27, 2015. The regulations are applicable on the first day of the first pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2016.
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