Compensatory time off for medical appointment?


 Q. If an employee injures himself on second shift and has to go to the doctor the next day prior to reporting to work, is he entitled to earn compensatory time for time spent seeking medical attention? Keep in mind he is a dual-status employee and therefore not entitled to overtime pay.

A. Absolutely not. Go to to learn how you can earn and use compensatory time.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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