All employees entitled to receive shift differential premiums shall be paid as follows:
Non-exempt employees on a 9/8/1 work schedule are not currently eligible for shift premiums due to lack of automated payroll audit capacity. The County intends to develop a solution no later than the first full pay period following July 1, 2017. Non-exempt employees on a 9/8/1 work schedule shall become eligible for shift differential under the following terms the first full pay period following implementation of the payroll solution or the first full pay period following July 1, 2017, whichever comes first.
An employee whose regular assigned work schedule starts at 6:00 a.m. or later and ends by 7:00 p.m. shall not be eligible for shift pay, except as provided herein.
For all other employees, shift premiums will apply for all hours actually worked within each zone. The evening zone begins at 2:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m.. The night zone begins at 10:00 p.m. and ends at the end of the assigned shift.
Shift differential shall not be paid for time spent on standby, callback or for phone work.
In the event an employee whose regular assigned work schedule starts at 6:00 a.m. or later and ends by 7:00 p.m. is held over to work more than two (2) hours contiguous with his or her regular shift or if such employee is scheduled to work an evening or night shift, the employee shall receive shift differential for the additional hours worked (beyond his or her regularly assigned work schedule) that fall within each zone.
9.2.1 Shift Differential – Evening and Night
- Evening zone premium: five percent (5%) of the base hourly rate per hour, for each eligible hour as specified above 9.2.
- Night zone premium: ten percent (10%) of the base hourly rate per hour, for each eligible hour as specified above in 9.2.
- Night zone premium: seventeen percent (17%) of the base hourly rate, per hour for each eligible hour actually worked on a night shift for employees in Nursing Services Bargaining Unit, as specified above in 9.2.
9.2.2 Shift Differential – Split Shift
An employee assigned to and who actually works a split workday shall receive shift differential based on the time at the beginning of each half shift. Split shifts occur with a scheduled break of more than one hour. Each portion of the shift is treated separately as described in 9.2.
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