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[74 Stat. 652]
[74 Stat. 652]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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55 Stat. 862.

PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

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whenever at least eight hours of such service has been accumulated, the employees shall be allowed eight hours compensatory time on one day within five working days next succeeding the Saturday or Sunday on which the total accumulated service was at least eight hours. (3) For time worked on a day referred to as a holiday in section 87b of title 5, or on a day designated by Executive order as a holiday for Federal employees generally, each employee in or below salary level P F S - 7, under regulations prescribed by the Postmaster General, shall either be granted compensatory time in an amount equal to the time worked within thirty working days, or be paid premium compensation at a rate equal to his nourly basic compensation for the time so worked. For work performed on Christmas Day, premium compensation shall be paid at a rate equal to 150 per centum of the employee's hourly basic compensation. (4) Each employee in or above salary level P F S - 8 who performs overtime of holiday work as described in this section, under regulations prescribed by the Postmaster General, shall be granted compensatory time in an amount equal to the overtime or holiday work. § 3574. Night work Employees who perform work between the hours of 6 o'clock post meridian and 6 o'clock ante meridian standard or daylight saving time, depending upon which time is observed where the work is performed, shall be paid extra compensation for each hour of that work at the rate of 10 per centum of their hourly basic compensation. The differential for night duty is not included in computing overtime compensation to which the employees may be entitled. § 3575. Exemptions (a) Sections 3571, 3573 and 3574 of this title do not apply to the heads of regional or district offices and such other employees of the headquarters staff of regional and district offices as the Postmaster General designates, or to postmasters, rural carriers, post office inspectors, traveling mechanicians, and traveling examiners of equipment and supplies. (b) Sections 3571 and 3573 of this title do not apply to substitute employees and to employees in the Postal Transportation Service and the Motor Vehicle Service assigned to road duty. (c) Section 3571 of this title does not apply to employees in post offices of the third class. (d) The provisions of section 3573 of this title relating to compensatory time and overtime compensation for work on Saturdays or Sundays do not apply to hourly rate regular employees and to employees in post offices of the third class. § 3576. Holiday service of rural c a r r i e r s and employees assigned to road duty When the President of the United States authorizes Federal employees generally to be excused from duty on a work day, rural carriers and employees in the Postal Transportation Service or in the Motor Vehicle Service who are assigned to road duty, other than substitutes, who are required to work on such a day, shall be granted a day off, with pay and without charge thereof to their earned annual leave, within one year thereafter.