MEMO TO: All Chancery Department Heads FROM:, Episcopal Council CL,/
RE: Follow-up to Department Head Meeting
of September 11, 1991 re: “Comp Time”
DATE: November 6, 1991
As you know, in addition to a number of other topics, the subject of compensatory time off for employees came up at our September-11th meeting; with specific emphasis on exempt employees (i.e. professional, administrative, executive etc.).
The Episcopal Council reiterated the overall policy of the Archdiocese as reflected in §203.2 of the Handbook. Namely, that “As a matter of policy, overtime is discouraged.” Therefore, Department Heads were reminded that all forms of overtime (whether in the form of paid overtime for nonexempt employees or compensatory time for both non-exempt and exempt employees) was to be kept to a minimum. In addition, we emphasized that when overtime does become necessary Department Heads are to be sure that the Handbook procedures pertaining to this subject are scrupulously followed.
We also wish to reiterate our position that if and when overtime becomes absolutely necessary for non-exempt employees there is a strong pref