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63 STAT.] 81sT CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 781-OCT. 28, 1949 1945, as amended, there is hereby established a third additional grade. 9 Stat 435. Each such employee promoted to such third additional grade shall 851-876; supp. II, 1853 receive an increase in compensation of $100 per annum. Each such etAe, pp. 622, 690, employee who performs faithful and meritorious service for seven 9 02; po tp - 984 - Compensation in- years in the higher additional grade provided in such Act of July 6, crease. 1945, as amended, shall be promoted to such third additional grade. No such employee shall be promoted to such third additional grade unless he has rendered not less than twenty-five years of service in the postal field service. (c) In recognition of longevity of service- Longevity increase. (1) the basic annual compensation of (A) each postmaster at a post office of the first, second, or third class, and (B) each officer or employee to whom such Act of July 6, 1945, as amended, applies, 9 Stat'.c 4 5 who is in a single salary grade with no provisions for automatic 851-876; Supp. II , § 853 et seq. promotion, shall be increased by $100, and Ante, pp . 622, 690, (2) the basic annual compensation of each postmaster at a post 902; post, p . 984 office of the fourth class shall be increased by 5 per centum, upon completion by such postmaster, officer, or employee of thirteen, eighteen, and twenty-five years of service, respectively. Such increases in compensation shall be in addition to all other compensation to which such postmaster, officer, or employee may be entitled. For the purposes Crediting of service. of this subsection, all service heretofore or hereafter rendered in the postal field service by such postmaster, officer, or employee shall be credited. SEC. 2 . (a) Each employee in the postal field service on the day grae'ibl'ity fer before the day on which this Act takes effect, whose original appoint- ment to a regular position was to a grade lower than grade 3 under such Act of July 6, 1945, as amended, and who has not progressed to 39S at' 4 . 6 56, grade 3, shall, as of the effective date of this Act, be placed in grade 3. 851 -s76; Supp. II, 8 (b) Each person whose original appointment to a regular position a ntc, pp. 622, 690, in the postal field service is made on or after the effective date of this 0 post, p .984- Act shall be placed in grade 3 at the time of such appointment. (c) Each substitute or temporary employee in the postal field service on the day before the day on which this Act takes effect, whose original appointment was to a grade lower than grade 3 under such Act of July 6, 1945, as amended, and who has not progressed to grade 3, 3 u. s3.c. s, shall be placed in grade 3 as of the effective date of this Act or as of 85187;supp., 1 853 the date he shall have been on the roll for an aggregate period of one Anis pp. 62 , O90, year, whichever date is the later. W2; post, ). 984. (d) Each person whose appointment to a substitute or temporary position in the postal field service is made on or after the effective date of this Act shall be placed in grade 3 as of the date of his appointment or as of the date he shall have been on the roll for an aggregate period of one year, whichever date is the later. nserice (e) Each officer or employee in the postal field service shall have Crediti credited to him, for purposes of promotion to any of the meritorious or longevity salary grades of his position established under this Act or such Act of July 6, 1945, as amended, all periods of service per- 59 Stt 3 .45. 85-869 u.s. C. 91 8, formed by him prior to July 1, 1945, for which he has not heretofore 85-76;Supp. I,§ 853 received credit for purposes of promotion. Ate, pp. 622, 60 , SEC. 3 . (a) All postmasters, officers, and employees in the postal 902p,d p.o iopa field service whose rates of compensation are prescribed by such Act of sation. 59 Stat. 435. July 6, 1945, as amended, shall receive additional compensation at the 39 SU. 3 . .§ 56, rate of $120 per annum: Provided, That employees paid on an hourly 851-86; Supp. 1, §853 or part-time basis shall receive additional compensation at the rate of Atne, pp. 622, 60 , 21/2 cents per hour: Providedfurther, That postmasters at post offices 902 pot p. 984 of the fourth class shall receive additional compensation at the rate of a sum per annum equal to 5 per centum of their basic annual compensation. 953