Page 1 of 3 LES COMPENSATION PLAN STATE, USAID, FAS DAO, OMC, TAFT, COE, LOC, FCS, DEA AND NAMRU-3 ATTACHMENT M (a) IRAQ TEMPORARY DUTY (TDY) ALLOWANCE In accordance with 05 State 93137, an employee who is on TDY in Iraq will receive an Iraq TDY Allowance equal to 50% of basic salary, effective May 13, 2007. 1. This allowance will be paid for each hour of regular duty, approved paid leave, compensatory time used, paid holiday, and paid excused absence when basic salary is regularly paid by the USG, or paid by the LSSS while on approved leave compensated by the LSSS. The allowance is paid only for hours when the employee is physically present in Iraq. The TDY allowance is not considered part of basic salary for the purpose of calculating premium pay, other allowances, bonuses, or any other separate payments. 2. An employee who receives this allowance is not eligible for the Unique Conditions of Work Allowance for LE Staff assigned on TDY to a Designated U.S. Danger Pay Post. 3. The Iraq TDY allowance is not subject to withholding for Local Social Security System contributions. 4. For LE Staff who are U.S. citizens or U.S. Permanent Resident Aliens (green card holders), the Iraq TDY Allowance is subject to U.S. Federal/State/local income tax and FICA withholding. 5. Costs for a State TDY employee's travel, per diem, salaries, and benefits will be paid by the U.S. Mission in Iraq. Authorized: 05 STATE 93137 Last updated September 14, 2008 Page 2 of 3 6. The Iraq TDY Allowance does not apply to USAID FSN personal services contractors who are paid in accordance with USAID's AAPD 03-11 in lieu of being paid under the Local Compensation Plan. 7. While on TDY in Iraq, an employee will continue to be paid salaries and benefits from his/her home country Local Compensation Plan (LCP). Authorized: 05 STATE 93137 Last updated September 14, 2008 Page 3 of 3 LES COMPENSATION PLAN STATE, USAID, FAS DAO, OMC, TAFT, COE, LOC, FCS, DEA AND NAMRU-3 ATTACHMENT M (b) IRAQ TEMPORARY DUTY (TDY) PSA RENEWAL BENEFIT In accordance with 08 State 038959, effective May 25, 2008, an Egyptian LE Staff hired for long term TDY assignments in Iraq will receive the following Personal Services Agreement (PSA) Renewal Benefit. PSA Renewal Benefit Egyptian LE Staff hired for long-term TDY assignments in Iraq should be afforded round-trip air travel to their country of hire and 10 days of administrative leave to be used upon completion of a 12-month agreement and renewal of a successive 12-month agreement for long-term TDY in Iraq. Said employees are entitled to this benefit upon each successive 12-month agreement renewals, without limitation. Each LE Staff employee is indebted to the Mission for the Personal Services Agreement Renewal Benefit should the employee fai l to return to service in Iraq as committed. LE Staff employees who return to Iraq after taking the PSA Renewal Benefit must complete a minimum of twelve months service. Refunds No refund of home leave indebtedness is required when the Human Resources Officer and Management Counselor determine that the LE Staff employee’s failure to return to duty or serve twelve months of duty was due to compelling personal reasons of a huma nitarian or compassionate nature or that it is in the public interest not to return the employee to Iraq. Exceptions for compelling personal reasons may involve physical or mental or circumstances over which the employee had no control.