Some employees have reported that their supervisor or timekeeper asked them to completed an FDA Form 211 to document their request for Compensatory Time for Travel (CTT). This is not the case. FDA Form 211 is not used to request CTT. Melanie Bourcier, the lead ORA timekeeper, says, “It appears that Comp time (COMP) was confused with Comp Time for Travel (CTT), which have two entirely different rules both in earning and documenting.” Continue reading “About Compensatory Time for Travel”
While this is good news, I find it hard to reconcile with the President’s budget proposal for FDA, which includes a reduction of appropriated funds by doubling user fees. We all know that medical products firms will increase costs to consumers to cover the increased user fees. In the end, the American consumer will pay for this.