Travel Time U.S. Department of Labor

Travel that is all in a day's work, however, is considered hours worked and must be paid. Example: Barbara is a personal care aide providing assistance to Mr. Jones. Barbara drives him to the Post Office and grocery store during the workday. Barbara is working and the travel time must be paid.

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Travel Time U.S. Department of Labor

Time spent traveling during normal work hours is considered compensable work time. Time spent in home-to-work travel by an employee in an employer-provided vehicle, or in activities performed by an employee that are incidental to the use of the vehicle for commuting, generally is not "hours worked" and, therefore, does not have to be paid. This provision applies only if the travel is within

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Reimbursed Travel Expense Payments U.S. Department of Labor

Reimbursed Travel Expense Payments. When a union official (an officer, employee, steward, or committee member) incurs an expense while traveling on union business, the union often reimburses him or her. This compliance tip provides guidance to unions on handling reimbursed travel expenses. The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS

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Meal Charges and Travel Subsistence U.S. Department of Labor

Until the Department publishes a new amount, the job offer must state that the worker will receive the following amount (s) for daily subsistence while traveling: Minimum: $13.17 per day (1) Maximum: $55.00 per day (2) (with documentation of actual expenses) The employer must also provide or pay the reasonable costs for lodging where lodging is

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U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division

Travel away from home that cuts across an employee’s normal working hours is compensable; the travel is simply substituting for other duties. Id. This is the case even if the employee is traveling on what would normally be a nonwork day. Id. As an enforcement

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U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division

Travel time must be counted as hours worked when it is part of an employee’s principal activity, such as travel from worksite to worksite during the work day. 11. But that is not what this travel is. The employer is not requiring the employee to travel as …

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Fact Sheet #22: Hours Worked Under the Fair Labor

Travel That is All in a Day's Work: Time spent by an employee in travel as part of their principal activity, such as travel from job site to job site during the workday, is work time and must be counted as hours worked. Travel Away from Home Community: Travel that keeps an employee away from home overnight is travel away from home.

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Medical Travel Refund Request U.S. Department of Labor

Medical Travel Refund Request. NOTE: This report is authorized by the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (5 USC 8103(a)), the Black Lung Benefits Act (30 USC 901; OMB No. 1240-0037. 20 CFR 725.406 and 725.701) and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, (42 USC 7384 and

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Fact Sheet #22: Hours Worked Under the Fair Labor

Travel That is All in a Day's Work: Time spent by an employee in travel as part of their principal activity, such as travel from job site to job site during the workday, is work time and must be counted as hours worked. Travel Away from Home Community: Travel that keeps an employee away from home overnight is travel away from home.

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U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division

the travel time during these hours is worktime on Saturday and Sunday as well as on the other days.” Id. As an enforcement policy, WHD “will not consider as worktime that time spent in travel away from home outside of regular working hours as a passenger on an airplane, train, boat, bus, or automobile.” 29 C.F.R. § 785.39.

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Are rest breaks, meal breaks, and travel time considered

Certain travel time, however, must be paid. For example, if a worker travels between the homes of more than one client during the day on behalf of the same home care agency or drives the person he or she assists to medical appointments, on errands, etc., then that travel …

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OWCP Circulars U.S. Department of Labor

Travel claims paid using the old rate (48.5 cents per mile) may be resubmitted for adjustment to reflect the correct rate for the portion of the travel that occurred on or after March 19, 2008. CECILY RAYBURN Director, Division of Planning, Policy and Standards

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Fact Sheet # 79D: Hours Worked Applicable to Domestic

However, travel from job site to job site during the workday, such as travel between several clients during the workday, is compensable hours worked. The third-party employer is responsible for ensuring that travel time from job site to job site is paid. Example: Tiffany is a direct care worker who is employed by Handy Home Care Agency.

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Initiatives U.S. Department of Labor

Simplified process of securing travel arrangements, creating and approving travel documents, and facilitating reimbursement of travel claims through an integrated system. Automated interface with the Department's core financial system. Built-in compliance with applicable travel regulations, policies, standards, and guidelines.

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Claimant Reimbursement Forms

• Travel to pick up medicine, equipment or supplies is not reimbursable Energy Claimants: • Prior Authorization from the District Office is needed for lodging or travel exceeding 100 miles one way or 200 miles roundtrip. • Prior Authorization from the District Office is needed for reimbursement of companion travel. DFEC Claimants:

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Federal Employees' Compensation Act — Frequently Asked

OWCP reimburses for travel based on the Federal Travel Regulation (41 C.F.R. 300-304). Per diem reimbursement is covered in Chapter 301-11.1.c. which specifies that you must be in a travel status for more than 12 hours to be eligible for per diem reimbursement (either actual cost or per diem).

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Chapter 31 HOURS WORKED

31c04 Travel where heavy, burdensome equipment is carried. 31c05 Homeworker’s travel. 31c06 Emergency calls. 31c07 Travel by boat or helicopter. 31c08 Layover or on-call time of drivers and helpers. 31c09 Temporary help firms. 31c10 Compensability of travel time of employees who voluntarily drive company vehicles between home and work sites.

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Fact Sheet #78F: Inbound and Outbound Transportation

The employer may fulfill its outbound travel obligation by actually providing the travel, by arranging and paying for it directly, or by reimbursing the worker during the last workweek of employment. Finally, the employer must disclose in the job order and required newspaper advertisements that inbound and outbound travel and daily subsistence

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Information for Injured Workers and their Representatives

Complete the OWCP-957 "Medical Travel Refund Request" form to request reimbursement for your transportation/mileage expenses. This form is available on the OWCP Web Bill Processing Portal. Write your OWCP claim number on the top right side of the form. You may record 3 trips on each form.

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Reimbursed Travel Expense Payments

The travel expense claim made by the union official should refer to the specific union business or purpose of the expense. The authorization for reimbursement should be in writing, such as in the minutes of the meeting where it was granted. Some unions require that a standard travel expense form be completed when an official claims expenses.

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COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and

COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers. The FLSA provides many beneficial labor standards, including minimum wage and overtime compensation. These critical protections continue to apply during the pandemic. The questions below address some common questions about applying the FLSA’s requirements during the pandemic.

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DFEC Authorization Templates

• Travel • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy • Authorization Submission Methods. 3 Overview When claimants are treated for their work-related injuries and/or occupational diseases, providers are required to secure an approved prior authorization for certain services. DFEC provides the prior

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OWCP U.S. Department of Labor

The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.

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USERRA U.S. Department of Labor

The person must report to his or her employer by the beginning of the first regularly scheduled work period that begins on the next calendar day following completion of service, after allowance for safe travel home from the military duty location and an 8-hour rest period.

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E2 Solutions Travel Voucher

Travel Purpose Voucher Type Meeting with local manufacturers to discuss the impacts of USMCA. Final Arrive Depart Time Location Car Hotel Mode Notes 2020-08-31 2020-08-31 05:00 PM Washington, DC NONE No CP 2020-08-31 2020-09-01 07:00 PM Grand Rapids, MI …

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Sample Travel Authorization Letter U.S. Department of Labor

Sample Travel Authorization Letter. This letter is in reference to your request for medical travel authorization under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. You (or you and your companion) are authorized to travel for medical treatment with (Insert name of doctor or medical facility) in (City / State).

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Fact Sheet # 79D: Hours Worked Applicable to Domestic

Travel that is all in a day’s work, however, is compensable hours worked. Example: Barbara drives Mr. Jones to the Post Office and grocery store during the workday. Barbara is working and the travel time must be paid. Travel away from the home is clearly work time when it cuts across the employee’s workday. The employee is merely

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DFEC Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

DFEC Forms and References. A Message to Medical Providers: Hardcopy bills and documents require a team of individuals to physically report to our mailroom facility to open, scan, and transmit these documents to our bill processor for payment. These steps, under the current conditions of the pandemic, may cause delays in processing.

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Fact Sheet #39C: Hours Worked and the Payment of Subinimum

Travel Time. The time spent by workers with disabilities being transported to and from the work site and their homes (including group homes and dormitories) by the employer at the beginning and end of the day is not hours worked. Such transportation retains the characteristic of "normal home to work travel" and need not be compensated.

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FECA Circulars U.S. Department of Labor

Reference: Chapter 5-0204, Principles of Bill Adjudication, Part 8, Travel, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual and 5 USC 8103. Action: The Medical Billing Pay Contractor (MBPC) facility has updated their system to reflect the new rates. Since there is no action required at the Office level, the rates are being provided for informational purposes only.

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U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Guidance to Clarify

WASHINGTON DC – With telework arrangements expanding in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) today issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2020-5 to clarify an employer’s obligation to track the number of hours of compensable work performed by employees who are teleworking or otherwise working away from …

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Procedure Code Information: Travel services for codes

Travel services for codes A0100, A0110, A0120, A0130, A0140, and A0170 are authorized based on private transportation total charges. Travel services for claimant mileage reimbursement A0080 and A0090 are authorized based on total round trip miles. Travel Date From Travel Date To Code for travel Description of Travel Service Estimated Total Charge

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EEOICPA BULLETIN NO. 08- 17 U.S. Department of Labor

EEOICPA Bulletin 03-09, “Travel over 200 Miles Round Trip,” provided instructions for processing travel authorization and reimbursement requests, whether received before or after claimant travel. This Bulletin streamlines the existing procedures to improve the efficiency (timeliness) and effectiveness (quality and accuracy) of the travel

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SCA WAGE DETERMINATION

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SCA PREVAILING WAGE RESOURCE BOOK WAGE DETERMINATIONS 2 determination prior to completion of a contract term (unless the contract is a

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EEOICPA BULLETIN NO.03-09 U.S. Department of Labor

Actions: 1. Upon receipt of a request for travel authorization over 200 miles round trip (i.e., in writing, by telephone or subsequent to the travel), the CE must first determine if the travel is warranted. 2. If the travel involves a request to travel to a physician that has already been treating the employee, the CE may authorize the travel

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DFEC Online Authorizations

4 Change of Addresses –Effective August 1, 2020 PROVIDER ENROLLMENT Provider Enrollment PO Box 8312 London, KY 40742-8312

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Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19 Outbreak U

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27. It expands states’ ability to provide unemployment insurance for many workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including for workers who are not ordinarily eligible for unemployment benefits. For more information, please refer to the resources

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REVIEW OF COMMON PROBLEMS AND BEST PRACTICES IN …

The Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998 (Public Law 105 -264) requires government employees to use the Government Travel charge card (travel card) on official business. Government employees must use their travel card to pay for official expenses, such as hotel rooms and airline tickets. In 1998, GSA awarded contracts to four banks

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Defense Base Act (DBA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ

The DBA is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) which provides disability compensation and medical benefits to employees and death benefits to eligible survivors of employees of U.S. government contractors who perform work overseas. With a few exceptions, the DBA incorporates the provisions of the LHWCA.

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E2 Solutions Travel Voucher

Travel Purpose Voucher Type To represent the US Labor Department. Final Arrive Depart Time Location Car Hotel Mode Notes 2019-05-28 2019-05-28 06:00 PM Washington, DC NONE No CP 2019-05-28 2019-05-29 09:00 PM Grand Rapids, MI GOV Yes GA Temporary Duty, LDG $118, M&IE $61

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SELECTION OF AN EXAMINING PROVIDER U.S. Department of …

If you travel over 100 miles from your home for your examination for the Department of Labor, the responsible mine operator named in your claim has the right to send you for an examination up to the distance you travel for the Department of Labor's examination.

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Black Lung Medical Benefits

(and associated travel) related to your Black Lung condition is covered under the Federal Black Lung Benefits Act. There are maximum limits on payments for medical treatment and services, but there are no deductibles or co-payments. Payment for travel is limited to reasonable costs. The following is a list of services that MAY be

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Final Rule: Regular Rate under the Fair Labor Standards

reimbursed expenses including cellphone plans, credentialing exam fees, organization membership dues, and travel, even if not incurred “solely” for the employer’s benefit; and clarifies that reimbursements that do not exceed the maximum travel reimbursement under the Federal Travel Regulation System or the optional IRS substantiation

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Profit Sharing Plans for Small Businesses U.S

Profit sharing plans can be a powerful tool in promoting financial security in retirement. They are a valuable option for businesses considering a retirement plan, providing benefits to employees and their employers. A profit sharing plan is a type of plan that gives employers flexibility in

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Fact Sheet #6: Retail Industry Under the Fair Labor

U.S. Department of Labor . Wage and Hour Division (Revised May 2020) Fact Sheet #6: Retail Industry Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) . This fact sheet …

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