Exhibit 3, 226 FW 1
Models of Compressed Work Schedules
FWM#: 436 (Supersedes Exhibit 2, 12/05/95, FWM 231)
Date:  December 17, 2003
Series: Personnel
Part 226:  Attendance and Leave
Originating Office:Division of Human Resources


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FOUR-DAY WORKWEEK 5/4-9 COMPRESSED PLAN
Basic Work Requirement

A full-time employee must work 10 hours a day, 40 hours a week, and 80 hours a biweekly pay period. The supervisor determines the number of hours a part-time employee must work in a 4-day workweek and the number of hours in a biweekly pay period.

Basic Work Requirement

A full-time employee works eight 9-hour days and one 8-hour day for a total of 80 hours in a biweekly pay period. The supervisor determines the number of hours a part-time employee must work in a 9-day biweekly pay period.

Tour of Duty

The supervisor establishes the "tour of duty" which is limited to four 10-hour days.

Tour of Duty

The supervisor establishes the "tour of duty" which is less than 10 workdays in a biweekly pay period.

Overtime Work

Overtime work is work that management orders and approves in advance and is in excess of the compressed work schedule's basic work requirement. FLSA-exempt employees may not work extra hours at will in order to establish an entitlement to premium pay (or compensatory time off) for overtime.

Overtime Work

(See Four-Day Workweek.)


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