B-152349, MAY 4, 1964

B-152349: May 4, 1964

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WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT OVERTIME COMPENSATION MAY BE PAID TO THE CLAIMANTS UNDER SECTION 201 OF THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES PAY ACT OF 1945. FOR EACH DAY THEY WERE NOT PROPERLY RELIEVED FOR A LUNCH BREAK WHILE ASSIGNED TO AN 8 1/2-HOUR TOUR OF DUTY AT THE BROWNSVILLE AND MATAMOROS BRIDGE. PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE BY THE CLAIMS DIVISIONS OF OUR OFFICE ON THE BASIS OF 1/2-HOUR OVERTIME ON THE DAYS THE RECORDS OF THE IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE SUBSTANTIATE THAT SERVICES WERE ACTUALLY PERFORMED. SETTLEMENTS WILL ISSUE IN DUE COURSE ALLOWING PAYMENT OF THE CLAIMS TO THE EXTENT INDICATED ABOVE.

B-152349, MAY 4, 1964

TO MR. JOSEPH B. MCMENAMY:

WE REFER TO THE CLAIMS YOU SUBMITTED ON BEHALF OF 13 MEMBERS OF LODGE 1944 OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, FOR OVERTIME COMPENSATION AS EMPLOYEES OF THE IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE AT BROWNSVILLE.

WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT OVERTIME COMPENSATION MAY BE PAID TO THE CLAIMANTS UNDER SECTION 201 OF THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES PAY ACT OF 1945, APPROVED JUNE 30, 1945, CH. 212, 59 STAT. 296, AS AMENDED, 5 U.S.C. 911, FOR EACH DAY THEY WERE NOT PROPERLY RELIEVED FOR A LUNCH BREAK WHILE ASSIGNED TO AN 8 1/2-HOUR TOUR OF DUTY AT THE BROWNSVILLE AND MATAMOROS BRIDGE.

PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE BY THE CLAIMS DIVISIONS OF OUR OFFICE ON THE BASIS OF 1/2-HOUR OVERTIME ON THE DAYS THE RECORDS OF THE IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE SUBSTANTIATE THAT SERVICES WERE ACTUALLY PERFORMED.

SETTLEMENTS WILL ISSUE IN DUE COURSE ALLOWING PAYMENT OF THE CLAIMS TO THE EXTENT INDICATED ABOVE.