On-Call

  • Status of a federal casual or federal regular government employee used for timekeeping purposes. An employee will be considered off duty and time spent in an on-call status shall not be considered hours of work if: 1) The employee is allowed to leave a telephone number or to carry an electronic device for the purpose of being contacted, even though the employee is required to remain within a reasonable call-back radius; or 2) The employee is allowed to make arrangements such that any work which may arise during the on-call period will be performed by another person. (Reference 5 CFR 551.431(b) (1-2)). Specific state pay guidelines for non-pay status shall apply for state employees.
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