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Frequently Asked Questions Pay & Leave

If a Federal Wage System (FWS) employee receiving environmental differential pay (EDP) moves to a GS position that involves the performance of the same duty that prompted the payment of EDP, may the employee receive hazardous duty pay?

Yes, as long as the hazardous duty is listed in appendix A and exposure to the hazard meets the requirements of 5 CFR 550.904, the employee may receive the percentage authorized in appendix A for the hazardous duty.

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