Calculating Overtime Pay Rates for Government Printing Office Employees, B-288992, March 17, 2003
B-288992: Mar 17, 2003
Section 9(b) employees are those employees whose wages are established through collective bargaining pursuant to section 9(b) of Pub. Section 9(b) specifies that bargaining agreements that were in existence at the time Public Law 92-392 was enacted are exempt from the wage setting amendments in the Act. GAO has consistently held that section 5544 governs the overtime compensation received by employees whose compensation is fixed pursuant to 44 U.S.C. Recently held that GPO's authority to calculate overtime is not so limited. GPO had not understood our 1979 decision to have overruled our 1978 decisions. It is important to set out GAO's jurisdiction. The Comptroller General is required to respond to agencies' requests for decisions on questions involving payments the agency will make. 31 U.S.C.