Government & Tribal Rate Requirements

NAEP is offering a new membership discount to United States Government & Tribal employees. Please read the requirements below and complete the verification form to renew your membership or join NAEP as a General Member at $75 per year. 

The FLSA defines "public agency" to mean the Government of the United States; the government of a state or political subdivision of any state; any agency of the United States (including the United States Postal Service and Postal Rate Commission), a state, or a political subdivision of a state; or any interstate governmental agency. In general, the term "political subdivision" includes counties, townships, cities, towns, villages, school districts, drainage districts, etc. Any community action agency, which is an entity of a state, a political subdivision of a state, or a combination of public agencies, is clearly a public agency covered by the FLSA.

However, a private, non-profit community action agency does not become a public agency for FLSA coverage purposes simply because it provides services under contract with a state or political subdivision of a state. This does not, of course, preclude coverage of such private community action agency under another provision of the FLSA. (Note that a private community action agency does not become a public agency because it receives and disburses Federal funds.)

The FLSA also excludes from its definition certain elected officials, their appointees, employees employed by legislative branches or bodies of states, as well as their political subdivisions or interstate governmental agencies who are not subject to civil service laws of their agency.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) uses the term “tribal employer” to refer to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations who are entitled to participate in FEHB.

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