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U.S. Customs Service"s abuse of overtime compensation

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, June 13, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Oversight

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • U.S. Customs Service -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc.,
    • Customs administration -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- United States.,
    • Overtime -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUS Customs Service"s abuse of overtime compensation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (COPIED : GPO)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 151 p. :
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1303687M
      ISBN 100160369916
      LC Control Number92170288

      Reporting an overtime violation to the DOL is just one of the steps you can take to recover compensation for your unpaid wages. Even if you do a report a violation, this does not necessarily mean that the DOL will investigate your claim, question your employer or .


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This report was compiled pursuant to the language set forth in House Reportwhich accompanies the Fiscal Year Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act (P.L. The report provides the methodology for allocating.

(a) General. Customs services for which overtime compensation is provided for by section 5 of the Act of Februas amended (19 U.S.C. ), or sectionTariff Act ofas amended (19 U.S.C.

), shall be furnished only upon compliance with the requirements of those statutes for applying for such services and giving security for reimbursement of the overtime compensation. Section of the Customs Regulations (19 CFR ) sets forth the procedure that U.S.

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) must follow to furnish overtime and premium pay to customs officers, as required by the Customs Officer Pay Reform Act (“COPRA”; 19 U.S.C. Whistleblowers say Customs and Border Protection employees are misusing an overtime program designed for law enforcement emergencies.

It's. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department within the Federal Government and is responsible for the security of our nation. Publication topics in this collection include border security and protection, emergency response, cybersecurity analysis, citizenship and immigration services.

overtime that can be worked is limited to the average yearly number of overtime hours the Customs Officer worked during his/her career with the Customs Service interpretation of COPRA deficient. 19 C.F.R. § (d).

overtime customs services [for] ‘users’ of the system.” Id. at The Agency further maintains that. b, septem55 customs - employees - overtime services - reimbursement - customs service inspectional employees - parties in interest not liable for retroactive salary increases in and flying club arranged aircraft flights and paid for required overtime services of customs service inspectional employees pursuant to 19 u.s.c.

The aggregate of overtime pay under subsection (a) (including commuting compensation under subsection (a)(2)(B)) and premium pay under subsection (b) that a customs officer may be paid in any fiscal year may not exceed $25,; except that the Commissioner of U.S.

Customs and Border Protection or his designee may waive this limitation in. A In-bond Processing and Customs FormCD A B Agricultural Marketing Service Importation Inspection Requirements A Policy to Combat Losses and Insure Prompt Delivery of Carted and Lightered Goods. The U.S.

Office of Special Council on Thursday sent a report to Congress detailing a number of cases in which employees collected nearly $ million in overtime pay while sometimes doing nothing.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. U.S. Customs Service. Books from the extended shelves: U.S. Customs Service: guide: import requirements on articles assembled aboard from U.S. components (Item TSUS). (Washington: Dept.

of the Treasury, Customs Service, ) (page images at HathiTrust) U.S. Customs Service: Accelerated quota processing / (Washington, DC: The. What are the Code of Federal Regulations also referred to as the CFRs. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is an annual codification of the general and permanent rules of the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in the Federal Register.

While eliminating the rare instance when a Customs officer could earn 32 hours of pay for 2 hours of overtime work, provisions of COPRA continued to recognize that Customs officers deserved pay incentives and enhanced compensation for their arduous shift work and irregular hours.

vices reimburse the United States for the extra compensation for overtime services payable to customs officers and employees performing such services. 19 U.S.C. 5 (), supra. In decision B, November 3,we affirmed the decision. We note that, although 19 U.S.C.

5supra, provides that. The bill does not affect $ million of DHS’s overtime abuse costs that occurred in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in Overtime abuse increased in. US Customs and Border Protection reviews. A free inside look at company reviews and salaries posted anonymously by employees.

Best Cities for Jobs NEW. Salary: You receive a salary that corresponds to your grade level. This salary is the number quoted on USAJOBS. Overtime Pay: A fully trained CBP Officer is eligible for up to $45, in overtime pay. Locality Pay: You may receive pay on top of your salary, depending on what county you work te the different locality pay tables.

Other sources of compensation. GAO studied five of the Customs locations and found that nearly all employees who got overtime pay in fiscal would have taken home less money under H.R.

2 convicted in drug case after buying a seized SUV from U.S. Customs By Sandra Dibble UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER Janu U.S. Customs Whistleblower Had Warned America Customs Employees Against Discrimination Assn.

(CEADA) Press Release: Septem Backlog of Whistleblower Cases Growing, Agency Report Says By Tania Branigan. procedure that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) must follow to furnish overtime and premium pay to customs officers, as required by the Customs Officer Pay Reform Act, 19 U.S.C.

(‘‘COPRA’’). The statutory language at 19 U.S.C. (e)(1) provides that overtime compensation and premium pay may be paid to an individual.

Despite the higher standard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials (“customs officials”) have authority for certain warrantless detentions and searches in these situations. (At least one court has held that the authority applies even beyond miles from.

Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: S. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to expand law enforcement availability pay to employees of the Air and Marine Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection [open pdf - 86 KB] "S.

would change the system for determining overtime compensation for certain employees of Air and Marine Operations in U.S. Customs and Border. In response to the coronavirus (COVID) pandemic, and the difficulties in screening incoming travelers, the Trump administration has issued a series of proclamations restricting travel from various countries to the United States.

These are, for the most part, countries with serious outbreaks. The prohibition primarily affects people (other than U.S. citizens or permanent residents) who've. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents patrols along the Rio Grande in Eric Gay/AP file photo Get the latest pay and benefits news delivered to your inbox.

The United States Customs Service was an agency of the U.S. federal government that collected import tariffs and performed other selected border security duties. In Marchas a result of the homeland security reorganization, the U.S.

Customs Service was renamed the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, and most of its components were merged with the border elements of the Immigration. Example 1: Just last month, a government audit found that the U.S. Postal Service spent more than $ million on unauthorized overtime pay in.

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Customs and. GS/equivalent or FP employee with a rate of basic pay in excess of the minimum of GS (including a locality-based comparability payment under 5 U.S.C.

; special pay adjustment for law enforcement officers under section or of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act ofrespectively; and any applicable special rate of pay. expenses associated with that training.

(See 5 U.S.C. (a).) Such expenses typically include tuition, books, travel costs and per diem for subsistence expenses (i.e., lodging, meals and incidentals). However, the law generally prohibits payment of title 5 overtime (for FLSA-exempt employees), as well as pay premiums for night, Sunday or holiday.

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Department of Labor (DOL) has released the finalized rule on overtime exemptions for white. Overtime payment of customs collectors on international bridges, etc.: Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, seventy-eighth Congress, second session on S.an act to amend section of the tariff act ofby United States (Book).

"Such abuse of overtime pay is a violation of the public trust and a gross waste of scarce government funds," Lerner wrote. "It is incumbent upon DHS to take effective steps to curb the abuse.

It is up to the administration and Congress to develop a revised pay system, if warranted, that ensures fair compensation for employees who are. In exchange, overtime would be paid at straight-time rates, so that compensation for the first hour of the shift and compensation for the 10th hour would be the same.

An employer who requires or permits an employee to work overtime is generally required to pay the employee premium pay for such overtime work. Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek of at least one and one-half times their regular rates of pay.

The FLSA does not require overtime pay for work on. U.S. Customs Law Specialist (Former Employee) - Washington, DC - J During my first year, and the second day, my casework was assigned. Thus, I began to work through the pile/5(18).

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a great place to serve the American people. Whether you are supporting the frontline officers and agents or working to create more efficient and effective tools to use on the borders or in the airports, CBP .Abuses of overtime pay [electronic resource]: hearings before the Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, October 26 and November 3, [].