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SHARP Message #703


Date

10/22/07

Author

HR

Subject

Daylight Saving Time Ended - November 4, 2007

Message Text:

 

Daylight Saving Time Ended - November 4, 2007

The following information is designed to assist timekeepers with entering
time for employees whose shift includes 2:00a.m. on Sunday, 11/04/2007
(the ending of daylight saving time). The information is set up in
Question (Q) and Answer (A) format.

Q. Is there a Bulletin that addresses Daylight Saving Time?
A. Yes, Bulletin No. 96-01; however it addresses the institution of
Daylight Saving Time which occurs in April; it does not cover the ending
of Daylight Saving Time.

Q. Should we use the DST (Daylight Saving Time) earnings code to report
hours worked on Sunday 11/04/2007?

A. No, this code is used in April when Daylight Saving Time is
instituted.

Q. When does the time actually change?
A. Clocks are set back one hour at 2:00a.m. Sunday, 11/04/2007.

Q. Will the hours worked result in Overtime (OTP) or Compensatory Time
Earned (CME) and how should the time worked be reported? The example below assumes an employee's workday includes 2:00a.m. Sunday.

A1. If an employee is on a 12:01a.m.-12:00a.m. workweek, this change will
not affect them until the end of the week beginning 11/04/2007. These
hours are recorded at the 1.0 rate of pay (for example REG 9 hours if the
employee worked 9 hours during the specified shift on Sunday). The
employee could adjust his/her work schedule for the rest of the workweek
or potentially receive overtime (OTP)/compensatory time earned (CME) at
the end of the 11/04/2007-11/10/2007 workweek. Remember that overtime is
not reported until an employee has met his or her FLSA threshold (40 hours
for a regular non-exempt employee).

A2. If the employee is on a 7:01a.m.-7:00a.m workweek, this change will
affect the employee's workweek that started 10/28/2007. If the employee
does not adjust his/her work schedule prior to 7:00a.m. Sunday,
11/04/2007, then the employee could potentially receive OTP/CME for the
10/28/2007 workweek (prior to the beginning of the new workweek). Remember
that overtime is not reported until an employee has met his or her FLSA
threshold (40 hours for a regular non-exempt employee).

If you have questions regarding how to record Daylight Saving Time, you
may contact Brent Smith at brent.smith@da.ks.gov .