Compensatory Time Off (CTO)

Definition

  • CTO is a term used to define a compensatory action for payment in time in lieu of payment in cash.
  • CTO earned from the prior month is credited to the leave balance on the first day of the next month.
  • All accruals and usage of CTO must be approved by the appropriate supervisor.

CTO Links

RO Reference Maximum
C99 Confidentials HR 2004-37 FLSA Section 7(0)(3)[A] 120 hours = accrual maximum as of December 31st. CTO in excess of 240 hours prior to December 31st must be paid in cash.
E99       Excluded Employees HR 2004-26 FLSA Section 7(0)(3)[A] 120 hours = accrual maximum as of December 31st. CTO in excess of 240 hours prior to December 31st must be paid in cash.
RO 2, 5, 7, 9 CSUEU Article 19 120 hours = accrual maximum as of December 31st. CTO
in excess of 120 hours as of December 31st must be paid
in cash by February 1. Exception (Head Resident I and II, codes 9687-9688): CTO in excess of 240 hours must be paid in cash, in the pay period earned.
RO4 APC Article 28 120 hours = accrual maximum as of December 31st. CTO hours in excess of 120 hours as of December 31st must be
paid in cash.
RO6 SETC Article 23 240 hours = accrual maximum. All overtime worked beyond 240 CTO hours shall be paid in cash.
RO8 SUPA Article 13 200 hours = Maximum accrual by contract. The Chief of Police may specify dates on which the employee shall take earned CTO in cases where an employee has accumulated more than two hundred (200) hours.
R10 IUOE Article 12 240 hours = accrual maximum. All OT worked beyond the 240-hour accrual must be paid in cash. OT will be credited on a one-quarter hour (15 minutes) basis with a full quarter of an hour credit granted if half or more of that period (7.5+ minutes) is worked. Smaller fractional units will not be accumulated.
M80, M98, Ro1, RO3, R11A
  Not Eligible