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Federal white-collar employee salary reform

Richard L. Fogel

Federal white-collar employee salary reform

statement of Richard L. Fogel, Assistant Comptroller General for General Government Programs, before the Committee on Governmental Afairs, United States Senate.

by Richard L. Fogel

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

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  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc.

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    Other titlesFederal white collar employee salary reform.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-GGD-90-27.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 leaves ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18051511M

      Budget Issue Paper. View Document. MB. Classifying White Collar Positions. Position classification standards and functional guides define Federal white collar occupations, establish official position titles, and describe the various levels of work.. The documents below provide general information used in determining the occupational series, title, grade, and pay system for positions performing white collar work in the Federal.


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Federal white-collar employee salary reform by Richard L. Fogel Download PDF EPUB FB2

GAO discussed federal white-collar pay reform. GAO noted that: (1) federal salary comparability with the private sector has eroded because annual federal pay increases have lagged behind the private sector since and because of geographic variances in average salaries; (2) various federal agencies have suffered personnel retention and constituent service problems because of eroding pay.

Get this from a library. Federal white-collar employee salary reform: statement of Richard L. Fogel, Assistant Comptroller General for General Government Programs, before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.

[Richard L Fogel. Get this from a library. Federal white-collar employee salary reform: statement of Richard L. Fogel, Assistant Comptroller General for General Government Programs, before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate. [Richard L Fogel; United States.

General Accounting Office.]. The Federal Salary Reform Act ofas refined by the Federal Salary Reform Act ofestablished the principle that federal salary rates for white-collar employees should be comparable with average rates paid by private sector employers for similar jobs.

The. The world is still round and there are plenty of great white collar federal jobs available. If you’re ready to explore a new (or your first) federal government position, we hope you’ll get in touch with CareerPro certified federal resume writers for a free career consultation.

Sources. Proposed Rule to Change Salary Level for White Collar Exemption from Overtime Pay As predicted in our January article, FLSA Employee Classification and Revised Exemptions, change in the salary level test has arrived with proposed updates to the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime Size: KB.

Federal white-collar employee salary reform / ([Washington, D.C.]: United States General Accounting Office, []), by Richard L. Fogel, United States General Accounting Office, and United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits (page images at HathiTrust).

Summary. Federal white-collar employees are to receive an annual pay adjustment and a locality-based comparability payment, effective in January of each year, under Section of P.L. the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) of In Januarythey received a % annual pay adjustment and a % locality-based comparability payment under Executive Order.

HR, Inc. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a final rule, effective December 1,updating the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees ("white collar" workers) are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Current Rules. * If an employee doesn’t meet both the Salaried Basis Test and the Duties Test, the employee can’t be exempt under the white collar exemptions rules. Proposed New Law * The minimum salary level for the executive, administrative, and professional exempt employees increases to $47, per year.

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most employees in the United States must be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and must be paid overtime (one-and-a-half times the employee’s regular rate) for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek (29 U.S.C.

§ and following). However, the FLSA has exemptions for certain types of workers. In the Federal Salary Reform Act required that General Schedule (GS) pay rates for federal white-collar employees be comparable to pay rates in the private sector for similar levels of work.

When federal pay levels nevertheless lagged, the Federal Pay Comparability Act of established regular procedures for making annual comparability. The U.S. Department of Labor has published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register seeking comments from the public about how the white-collar salary regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act should be updated.

The Obama Administration had sought to revise the same regulations, but that effort was blocked by a federal court in late The salary range for white-collar federal civil service employees range from ab -Which title of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in personnel practices based on race, color, ethnicity, age, and disablities that can be reasonably accommodated.

Last month, a Texas federal district court enjoined the U.S. Department of Labor's revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act's white collar exemptions. The issue is unlikely to be resolved. Moreover, as the Department explained in the NPRM, because the final rule set the salary level “at the low end of the historical salary range of short test salary levels,” 81 FRit failed to account for the absence of a long test that historically exempted white collar workers with lower salaries but whose duties confirmed they.

In sum, the proposed changes are designed to update the white collar salary requirements. The proposal would move the present $23, annual salary threshold to $50, In addition, the DOL intends to include a provision which would automatically update the salary threshold over the course of future years.

2. Mining.5% increase Fortunately, mainly for blue collar mining workers, wages in this sector have been improving since second quarter of last.

Labor & Employment Law: New Proposed Minimum Salary for ‘White Collar’ Workers Could Mean Big Changes for Employers.

Published in the NH Bar News (4/20/). In response to a directive from President Barack Obama, the US Department of Labor (DOL) last June proposed an update to regulations that define which white collar workers are protected by the Fair Labor Standard Act’s.

While President Obama ordered a 1 percent pay raise for most civilian federal workers inafter a three-year pay freeze, that increase does not apply to hourly employees. conference on sentencing to focus on “high end” federal white collar sentencing.

After all, federal cases make up a relatively small part of the U.S. criminal justice system. (Between October and Septemberabout 1, people were sentenced for a felony in state courts,1 in federal courts.)2 Even within the federal Cited by: The average salary for white collar jobs is $78,* Click a salary below to compare with white collar Salaries.

Attorney. $87, Associate Attorney. $85, Data Analyst. $72, Senior Paralegal. $65, Examiner. $60, Investigator. $51, White collar or blue collar candidate performs mechanic skills including, but not. Under the existing rules, persons employed in qualifying executive, administrative, or professional (EAP) capacities must be paid a minimum salary of $ per full-time week ($23, annually) in order to be considered exempt from overtime.

Under the new regulations, which take effect December 1,such employees must be paid a minimum of. “WHITE COLLAR” EXEMPTIONS Hawaii law and the new Federal regulations regarding Overtime The United States Department of Labor adopted new rules effective Aug on the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.

Questions about overtime pay for the Hawaii “white collar”. Currently, the "white collar" exemptions from the FLSA's minimum wage and overtime pay mandate generally apply only when the employee meets the applicable duty test and is paid a defined "salary" of no less than $ per week.

The Proposed Rules include a steep increase to the weekly salary threshold to a rate in the 40th percentile of weekly. Clarifying Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations Governing "White Collar" Employees Wednesday, August 4, - pm The Fair Labor Standards Act of (FLSA) guarantees overtime pay for all employees who work over 40 hours in one week, except for those employed in certain "white collar" jobs or a few other positions delineated by.

We're looking to bring attention to and raise awareness about the United States Sentencing Guidelines that are currently in place and the effect it has on white collar offenders. Specifically, we are looking to raise awareness as to one federal inmate and his particular case and circumstances.

Federal White Collar Employees—Their Pay and Fring Benefite s federal pay an retiremend t benefits Th form.e ans costd osf pensating its 1. millio4 n white collar employee is estimates d at $ billion—$ billio5 fon actuar pal y an $d billio8 n.

Future of DOL's White Collar Overtime Rule Remains Unclear. Why it matters. The uncertainty surrounding the Department of Labor's (DOL) white collar overtime rule continues, with the agency requesting more time to continue its appeal of an injunction halting implementation of the rule.

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced a proposed rule change to the FLSA which will raise the white collar salary exemption threshold from a fixed salary of $ per week (the equivalent of $23, annually for a full-year employee) to “the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of weekly earnings for full.

A Texas federal judge has held that the Department of Labor improperly used a salary-level test to determine which white-collar workers are exempt from overtime compensation. In his words, the Obama administration’s more-than-doubling of the salary threshold “effectively eliminates a consideration of whether an employee performs ‘bona.

“WHITE COLLAR” EXEMPTIONS Rev May 1 Hawaii law and the new Federal regulations regarding Overtime The United States Department of Labor adopted rules effective Aug on the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.

Questions about overtime pay for the Hawaii “white collar”File Size: KB. White-Collar Salary Exemption for Comments The U.S.

Department of Labor (DOL) has published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register seeking comments from the public about how the white-collar salary regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act should be updated.

The Obama Administration had sought to revise the. The department sets the salary threshold for the white collar exemptions at the 40th percentile of weekly earnings for full-time salaried workers nationwide.

When the final rule goes into effect inthe salary threshold to qualify for overtime will rise to $ per week, or $50, per year. The salary level test has undergone the most significant change. The previous salary levels were $/$ a week, and had not been adjusted sincewhen the federal minimum wage was just $ an hour.

The new salary level test is $ a week, or $23, a year for a full time employee. The largest impact to the University of Arizona will. Meet the Salary Basis Test meaning that the employee is paid a minimum salary of $/week or $23,/year. How is this supposed to change in. The new rule proposed by the DOL on June 30 th of would increase the minimum salary level to $ /week or $50, /year AND the minimum salary requirements will be automatically updated.

Abstract. White-collar federal fraud sentencing has long been fraught with controversy and criticism. As a result, the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s intensive multi-year examination of sentencing for fraud crimes generated tremendous interest among the Department of Justice, criminal defense organizations, the academy, and a wide-range of advocacy : Mark W.

Bennett, Justin D. Levinson, Koichi Hioki. Employee at the end of each month, or on a lump sum basis. Article 10 1. The Employee is entitled to 20 days of paid statutory holiday leave, and to the holiday pay in accordance with the legal or regulatory provisions applicable to him, provided that he complies with the conditions stipulated under Belgian law concerning annual holiday leave Size: KB.

The United States federal civil service is the civilian workforce (i.e., non-elected and non-military public sector employees) of the United States federal government's departments and agencies. The federal civil service was established in (5 U.S.C. § ).U.S. state and local government entities often have comparable civil service systems that are modeled on the national system, in.

• Set the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of weekly earnings for full-time New Salary Thresholds Proposed for Workers Subject to ‘White-Collar’ Exemptions WAGE AND HOUR ANDREA M.

KIRSHENBAUM is a principal in the Philadelphia office of Post & Schell and is part of the firm’s employment and employee relations law practice group. care for federal inmates, to professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and centralized administration of the 11 federal prisons in operation at that time.

Today, the BOP Contract Confinement 14% Staff Salaries & Benefits 71% Medical Operations & Supplies 11% Utilities 5% Food Supplies 4% Other 9% BOP Institutions 86%.Blue-collar workers earn more of compensation in benefits than other workers.

J Blue-collar workers received an average of $ per hour in benefits in Marchwhich accounted for close to 31 percent of their compensation. White-collar and service workers were both paid about 26 percent of their compensation in the form of.As previously discussed, the federal Department of Labor has begun the process of increasing the minimum salary threshold for employees that fall under the “white collar” exemptions.

Joining Alaska, New York, and California, Washington State and Maine have now approved higher salary thresholds for employees that fall under the exemptions; Colorado is expected to .