Glossary of Terms


Break in service (DHR) -  One day not including Saturday and Sunday. 

  • Note: For exceptions such as employees with a work schedule other than Monday through Friday, please contact the Division of Human Resources..
The following examples are for employees working a Monday thru Friday schedule.  
If the employee terminated on Tuesday and was rehired Thursday, this would be a one day break in service.
If the employee terminated on Friday and was rehired on Monday, there is no break in service.   

Compensatory Time - Time off in lieu of overtime pay

ERISA - Employee Retirement Income Security Act

FLSA - Fair Labor Standard Act

FMLA - Family and Medical Leave Act

Pay Location Driven – Setting in IPOPS that allows agencies to limit access for authorized originators and internal approvers to specific pay locations.

USERRA - Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act