Memo (2023): Waiver of Bi-Weekly Limitations on Premium Pay – Law Enforcement Support to DHS

Compensation (Pay)

Effective March 31, 2023, as part of the pay period beginning March 26, 2023, Interior employees are authorized a waiver of the bi-weekly limitations on premium pay as authorized by the provisions of 5 CFR 550.106 and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime requirement under 5 CFR 551.211(f), and authorized an increase to the calendar year (CY) 2023 pay limitations, as defined by the provisions of 5 USC § 5547, for LEOs/SEC1 performing work in direct support to this incident and continuing until the Memorandum of Agreement between Interior and DHS is terminated. The annual pay limitation, as established in 5 CFR 550.106 and 5 CFR 550.107 remains in effect.