Bulletin 05-04 - Clarification of "Work Week" and "Work Period"
Posted on October 21, 2021 at 12:49 PM by Kansas Department of Administration
SUBJECT: Clarification of the terms “workweek” and “work period” with respect to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) issues.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2005
DISTRIBUTION: State HR Directors
FROM: Jack E. Rickerson, Director DATE: August 1, 2005
PURPOSE: This Bulletin clarifies the difference between the terms “workweek” and “work period” with respect to the compensation practices of the State of Kansas.
Explanation of the use of a workweek as opposed to a work period:
a) Only those employees who specifically qualify under the FLSA may substitute work periods for a workweek.
• K.A.R. 1-5-24, Overtime: /ps/documents/regs/art-5.htm#1-5-24
CONTACT PERSON: If you have questions about this Bulletin, or believe that you know of a situation where the distinctions set out above were not utilized correctly, please contact Danelle Harsin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (785)296-4383.