ADS Chapter 473

Pay Under Prevailing Rate Systems

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

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Partial Revision Date: 10/05/2011
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This chapter outlines the policies and procedures governing pay for prevailing rate (wage) employees. For information on performance and special awards, see ADS 491, USAID Incentive Awards Program). This chapter applies to USAID direct hire employees who are: (1) in a recognized trade or craft; (2) in an unskilled, semi-skilled or skilled manual labor occupation; (3) paid under the wage board non-supervisory (WG) and wage board supervisory (WS) pay schedules; and (4) paid under printing and lithographic non-supervisory (XP) and printing and lithographic supervisory (XS) pay schedules.