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www.firefighterovertime.org/2019/02/08/banking-kelly-days

Today’s FLSA Question: Our firefighters work a 24/48 schedule on a 28-day work period. This combination results in firefighters scheduled to work either 9 or 10 twenty-four hour shifts every work period. In an effort to reduce FLSA overtime, the department provides the firefighters scheduled to work 10 shifts in the 28-day work period a Kelly Day.

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For example, in a 28 day work period, fire fighters would be entitled to FLSA overtime only for hours actually worked over 212 during that 28 day period (in essence, a 53 hour work week). "7(k)" refers to the section of the FLSA in which these special rules are contained, 29 USC §207(k).

www.firelawblog.com/2018/05/08/are-kelly-days-supposed-to-be-paid...

Today’s burning question: Does the FLSA require Kelly days to be paid or unpaid? Answer: The short answer is the FLSA does not require Kelly days to be paid or unpaid. That decision is left entirely up to the employer and employee to decide. As you might imagine different departments choose to handle it differently.

www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs8.htm

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) (Revised March 2011) Fact Sheet #8: Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ... A "work period" may be from 7 consecutive days to 28 consecutive days in length. For work periods of at least 7 but less than 28 days, overtime pay is required when the number of hours ...

www.firelawblog.com/2016/06/13/overtime-burning-question-14-28-day...

Thus sick leave, vacation, Kelly days, etc. need not be included. Third, if a fire department formally establishes a 28-day work period, then it can do exactly as you suggest: calculate overtime based on the 28 days and deduct the hours you do not work from your total hours calculation to determine if you are eligible for overtime.

www.bmscentral.com/learn-employee-scheduling/24-48-shift...

– The US Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compensation cycles are 28 days over which firefighters normally works either 216 hours or 240 hours. Hours worked beyond a base of 212 hours in a 28-day period are considered overtime. To avoid overtime, agencies typically use a rotating day off (Kelly day off) every 21 days.

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The FLSA overtime requirements for public safety employees are different from those of other employees, because a specified number of work hours is needed within the FLSA work period before the FLSA rate can be applied to overtime pay. Their work periods vary from seven to 28 days, depending on the work period.

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Today’s FLSA Question: Our firefighters work a 24/48 schedule on a 28-day work period. This combination results in firefighters scheduled to work either 9 or 10 twenty-four hour shifts every work period. In an effort to reduce FLSA overtime, the department provides the firefighters scheduled to work 10 shifts in the 28-day work period a Kelly ...

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48/96 vs. 24/48 w/ kelley day... which is better? 10-15-2008, 03:15 PM ... The reason we have work-reduction days is to cut down on the FLSA mandated over-time pay. Adding hours by switching to this schedule would cost the city more money. ... then you would have more time w/ family less time commuting. So lets say for example you get 20 kelly ...

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my department uses the phrase kelly time. flsa allows firefighters to work up to 204 hours within a 28 day period without requiring the employer to pay overtime. anything over 204 must be paid at time and one half. all firemen at my station are assigned to a 24 hour shift and must work 216 hours within a 28 day period.