the authority of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to apply the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to Federal employees;
Federal agencies' authority to exempt an employee from the overtime pay provisions of the FLSA if the employee's work meets certain tests;
9 general principles that must be observed when deciding whether the duties performed make an employee exempt from the
The first table outlines the tests for making different groups of Federal employees exempt from the FLSA when they are performing their regular duties.
The second table outlines what may happen to the FLSA exemption status of different groups of Federal employees when they perform temporary work or duties.
The last table describes the effect working in a foreign area may have on an employee's FLSA exemption status, a special exemption affecting employees who earn availability pay, and a special exclusion affecting certain customs officers of the U.S. Customs Service.