4 Pay Administration

4 Pay Administration

410 Pay Administration Policy for Nonbargaining Unit Employees

411 General

411.1 Scope

411.2 Objectives

411.3 Responsibility

412 New Appointment

412.1 Career Appointment

412.2 Noncareer Appointment

413 Promotion to Nonbargaining Unit Positions

413.1 Definition

413.2 Promotion Increase

413.3 Position Upgrade

413.4 Part-Time Postmasters (PTPO and RMPO)

414 Reassignment

414.1 Reassignment to Nonbargaining Unit Positions

414.2 Reassignment to Bargaining Unit Positions

415 Rate Retention and Change to Lower Nonbargaining Unit Grade

415.1 Rate Retention Types

415.2 Changes to Lower Grade

415.3 Rate Retention Effect on Promotion

415.4 Termination of Salary Retention

416 Pay for Performance Program

416.1 Policy

416.2 Management Association Officials Eligibility Requirements

416.3 Simultaneous Personnel Actions

417 Temporary Assignment to Nonbargaining Unit Positions (Career Employees)

417.1 Definitions

417.2 Assigning FLSA Status

417.3 Rates of Pay

417.4 Officer in Charge

418 Assignment to a Different Salary Schedule — Equivalent Grades

419 Supplemental EAS Noncareer Workforce

419.1 Casual Employee

419.2 Nonbargaining Temporary Employees

419.3 Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacements

420 Wage Administration Policy for Bargaining Unit Employees

421 General Principles and Terms

421.1 Scope

421.2 Objectives

421.3 Responsibilities

421.4 Definitions

421.5 Rate Retention Provisions

421.6 Changes in Compensation Following Review or Audit

421.7 Rate Schedule Summary and References

421.8 Calculation Methods

422 Salary Schedules Covered by Specific Agreements

422.1 Postal Service and Mail Equipment Shops/Material Distribution Center Salary Schedules

422.2 City Carrier Schedule

422.3 Mail Handlers Schedule

422.4 Rural Carrier Schedules

422.5 Postal Nurses Schedule

422.6 Information Technology/Accounting Service Centers Schedule

422.7 Operating Services Division Headquarters and Facilities Service Section, Merrifield, VA

422.8 Postal Police Officers Schedule

422.9 Tool and Die Shop Schedule

430 Basic and Special Pay Provisions

431 Scope

432 General Definitions and Provisions

432.1 Employee Classifications

432.2 Rates of Pay

432.3 Work Schedules and Overtime Limits

432.4 Service Periods

432.5 Work Credit

432.6 Guaranteed Time

432.7 Time Worked

432.8 Compensation Due Deceased Employee

433 Straight Time Pay

433.1 Definition

433.2 Full-time Employees

433.3 Part-time Employees

433.4 Casual and Temporary Employees

433.5 Reemployed Annuitant

433.6 EAS A–E Postmasters

434 Overtime and Premium Pay

434.1 Overtime

434.2 Night Differential

434.3 Sunday Premium

434.4 Holiday Leave Pay

434.5 Holiday–Worked Pay

434.6 Out–of–Schedule Premium

434.7 Nonbargaining Rescheduling Premium

434.8 Pyramiding of Premiums

435 Severance Pay

435.1 Eligibility and Qualifying Job Offer

435.2 Computing Severance Fund

435.3 Pay Rate and Duration

435.4 Effect of Reemployment

436 Back Pay

436.1 Corrective Entitlement

436.2 Limitations

436.3 Corrective Action

436.4 Documents in Support of Claim

436.5 Life Insurance Coverage

436.6 Erroneous Separation for Retirement

436.7 Interest on Back Pay

437 Waiver of Claims for Erroneous Payment of Pay

437.1 Purpose

437.2 Definitions

437.3 Submission of Request

437.4 Review by Installation Head

437.5 Review by Human Resources

437.6 Action by Eagan Accounting Service Center

437.7 Appeal of Disallowed Request

438 Pay During Travel or Training

438.1 Pay During Travel

438.2 Pay During Training

439 Territorial Cost–of–Living Allowance

439.1 Eligibility and Pay Factors

439.2 Allowance Categories

440 Fair Labor Standards Act Administration

441 Overview

441.1 Federal Statute

441.2 Enforcement

441.3 FLSA Poster

442 Equal Pay Provisions

442.1 Sex Discrimination Policy

442.2 Justified Wage Differentials

442.3 Labor Organization Intervention

443 Overtime Pay

443.1 Overtime Requirement

443.2 Explanation of Terms

443.3 Exemptions

444 Rural Letter Carrier Compensation

444.1 Regular Rural Carriers

444.2 Other Rural Carriers

445 Compliance Investigations

445.1 DOL On-site Visit

445.2 DOL Findings

445.3 Postal Service Actions

450 Collection of Postal Debts From Nonbargaining Unit Employees by Salary Offset

451 General

451.1 Scope

451.2 Representation

451.3 Definitions

451.4 Time Computation

451.5 Effect of Waiver Request

451.6 Service of Notice and Delivery of Records

452 Procedures Governing Administrative Salary Offsets

452.1 Determination and Collection of Debt

452.2 Voluntary Repayment Procedures

452.3 Statutory Offset Procedures

452.4 Exceptions to Procedures in 452.2 and 452.3

453 Court Judgment Salary Offsets

453.1 Authority

453.2 Applicable Collection Procedures

454 Multiple Offsets

454.1 Administrative Salary Offsets

454.2 Court Judgment Salary Offsets

454.3 Administrative and Court Judgment Salary Offsets

454.4 Priority of Postal Service Indebtedness

454.5 Garnishments

455 Action Upon Transfer or Separation

455.1 Withholding Funds from Amount Due

455.2 Transfer to Another Federal Agency

455.3 Collection of Debt Upon Separation

460 Collection of Postal Debts From Bargaining Unit Employees by Salary Offset

461 General

461.1 Scope

461.2 Issues Not Covered in the Subchapter

461.3 Definitions

462 Procedures Governing Administrative Salary Offsets

462.1 Determination and Collection of Debt

462.2 Applicable Collection Procedures

462.3 Statutory Offset Procedures

462.4 Collection of Debt

462.5 Implementing Offsets

463 Court Judgment Salary Offsets

463.1 Authority

463.2 Applicable Collection Procedures

464 Multiple Offsets

464.1 Administrative Salary Offsets

464.2 Court Judgment Salary Offsets

464.3 Administrative and Court Judgment Salary Offsets

464.4 Priority of Postal Service Indebtedness

464.5 Garnishments

465 Action upon Transfer or Separation

465.1 Withholding Funds from Amount Due

465.2 Transfer to Another Federal Agency

465.3 Collection of Debt upon Separation

470 Administrative Offsets for Former Postal Service Nonbargaining Unit Employees

471 General

471.1 Definitions

471.2 Scope

471.3 Authority

472 Federal Claims Collection Standards Adopted

472.1 Notice and Opportunity for Review

472.2 Request for Review

472.3 Administrative Offset Programs

473 Collection by Administrative Wage Garnishment

480 Administrative Offsets for Former Postal Service Bargaining Unit Employees

481 Definitions

482 Right to Grieve Letters of Demand

483 Referral and Administrative Wage Garnishment

483.1 Referral to Treasury

483.2 Collection by Administrative Wage Garnishment

484 Application of Administrative Offset Provisions

484.1 Procedures

484.2 Exceptions

485 Stay of Collection of Debt

490 Recognition and Awards

491 Overview

491.1 Policy and Scope

491.2 Management Control

491.3 Awards

491.4 Privacy Act Considerations

491.5 Presentation Ceremonies

491.6 Documenting Awards

492 Certificate of Appreciation

492.1 Overview

492.2 Purpose

492.3 Description

492.4 Eligibility

492.5 Basis

492.6 Responsibility

492.7 Approval Authority

492.8 Ordering Certificates

492.9 Presenting Awards

493 Service Awards

493.1 Overview

493.2 Service Award Pin

493.3 Service Award Certificates

494 Informal Award

494.1 Overview

494.2 Purpose

494.3 Description

494.4 Eligibility

494.5 Basis

494.6 Approval Authority

494.7 Documentation

495 Formal Awards

495.1 Overview

495.2 Spot Award

495.3 Noncareer Gift Certificate

495.4 Quality Step Increase Award

496 Special Awards

496.1 Overview

496.2 Team Award

496.3 Vice President Award

496.4 Postmaster General Award

496.5 ELT Award

496.6 Benjamin Franklin Award

497 Other Awards

497.1 Overview

497.2 Contest Award

497.3 Safety Award

498 Inspection Service Awards

498.1 Overview

498.2 Informal Award

498.3 Non-Executive Award