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Premium Pay: Biweekly Pay Cap

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This is cap on your pay that prevents you from making more during a two-week pay period than either (1) the biweekly rate for a General Schedule (GS) Grade 15, Step 10, employee which is the highest pay rate on the GS pay scale or (2) the pay rate for Level V of the Executive Schedule. The cap is the total of your base pay and premium pay and includes:

  • Sunday differential
  • Sunday differential with night differential
  • Night differential
  • Overtime over 8 hours in a day
  • Overtime over 40 hours in a week
  • Overtime over 8 hours in a day and with night differential
  • Overtime over 40 hours in a week with night differential
  • Overtime call back
  • Holiday worked
  • Compensatory time
  • AUO/ Standby/Availability Pay
  • FLSA overtime



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