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[75 Stat. 569]
[75 Stat. 569]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 87-270-SEPT. 21, 1961

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SAVINGS PROVISIONS Bur SEC. 103. (a) Nothing in this title or in the amendments made by C e n s ues.a u of the this title shall be held or considered to modify, supersede, or otherwise affect the application and operation of section 24 of title 13 of the United States Code, which contains special provisions with respect to 74 Stat. 911. the assignment, promotion, appointment, detail, and other utilization of nontemporary employees of the Bureau of the Census in the Department of Commerce in temporary positions in connection with any census. (b) Nothing in this title or in the amendments made by this title Basic co^pensashall be held or considered to modify, change, or otherwise affect any '°"' ^^^^ increase in a saved rate of basic compensation paid in accordance with the Federal Employees Salary Increase Act of 1960 (part B of title I of the Act of July 1, 1960; 74 Stat. 298; Public Law 86-568). s use 11.13 note.

TITLE II—SALARY PROTECTION FOR POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEES

FIELD

PROTECTION o r SALARY STANDING OF POSTAL F I E L D SERVICE E M P L O Y E E S

SEC. 201. That part of chapter 45 of title 39 of the United States Postal riei a Code under the heading "Salary Steps and Promotions" is amended 11"^^^ empioyby adding at the end thereof the following new section: 7 4 s t a t. 6 4 s "§ 3560. Salary protection ^^\l u s c 3 5 51" (a) As used in this section, the term 'salary standing' means— "Salary stand"(1) basic salary and salary level, with respect to the Postal ^' Field Service Schedule (excluding salary levels P E S 17, 18, 19, and 20), "(2) salary for the particular route (including additional compensation for forty hours and under for serving heavily patronized routes), with respect to the Rural Carrier Schedule, and "(3) gross receipts category, with respect to the Fourth-Class Office Schedule. " (b) Subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of this section, each employee— "(1) who at any time on or after July 1, 1961, is or was reduced in salary standing; "(2) who, on the effective date of such reduction in salary standing, holds or held a career appointment or a probational appointment in the postal field service; "(3) whose reduction in salary standing is not or was not caused by a demotion for personal cause, is not or was not at his own request, is not or was not a condition of his temporary promotion or temporary assignment to a higher salary standing, IS not or was not a condition of his temporary appointment, and is not or was not effected in a reduction in force due to lack of funds or curtailment of work; "(4) who, for two continuous years immediately prior to such reduction in salary standing, served in the postal field service with the same salary standing or with the same and higher salary standing; and "(5) whose performance of work at all times during such period of two years is or was satisfactory; shall be entitled, as of the effective date of such reduction in salary standing or as 01 the first day of the first pay period which begins on or after the date of enactment of this section, whichever is later, unless or until he is entitled to receive basic salary at a higher rate by reason

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