B-166409, APR. 17, 1969

B-166409: Apr 17, 1969

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THE CLAIMS FOR OVERTIME COMPENSATION DURING LUNCH PERIODS THE CLAIMANTS ALLEGED THAT THEY WERE REQUIRED TO STAND BY AND BE ON CALL WERE DISALLOWED ON THE BASIS OF A REPORT FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE THAT OFFICERS WHOSE LUNCH PERIODS ARE INTERRUPTED BY AN EMERGENCY CALL ARE EITHER RESCHEDULED FOR AN ADDITIONAL FULL HALF-HOUR BREAK AT ANOTHER TIME DURING THEIR TOUR OF DUTY OR THEY ARE COMPENSATED FOR THE HALF-HOUR REGARDLESS OF THE PORTION OF THE TIME REQUIRED FOR THE EMERGENCY. YOU NOW SUBMIT AFFIDAVITS FROM EACH OF THE 24 CLAIMANTS TO THE EFFECT THAT THEY HAVE NOT RECEIVED RESCHEDULED LUNCH PERIODS OR COMPENSATION FOR A LUNCH PERIOD WHICH WAS INTERRUPTED BY AN EMERGENCY CALL ON ANY DAY SUBSEQUENT TO JANUARY 27.