Legal Aspects of a Decision to Change the Department of Commerce's Official Payday

B-173783.127: Feb 7, 1975

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration requested GAO's ruling on the legal aspects of a decision by the Department of Commerce to change the official payday for its employees from January 1, 1975 to December 31, 1974.

GAO found that the Department of Commerce's change to its payday appeared to conform to current government policy with regard to agencies whose paydays fall on holidays.