8.1 (1) Shift differential pay, for the purpose of this Section, is defined as pay at a rate which is one step above the employee’s base pay in the salary range for his/her classification. If the base pay is at the top step, shift differential pay shall be computed at one step above such base pay.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) above, the monthly shift differential pay for full-time employees shall be at least $35.00 above the employee’s base pay, to be prorated for part-time employees.
8.2 Full-time employees who are assigned to and are working a shift which starts between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. shall be paid at shift differential rates for all hours worked during such shift.
8.3 Full-time employees assigned to and working a shift of eight hours or more which starts at or before 3:00 p.m. and includes at least five hours worked after 2:00 p.m. shall be paid shift differential rates for all hours so worked after 2:00 p.m.
8.4 Application of Differential
Employees who have been regularly working a shift described in Section 8 for 30 or more days immediately preceding a paid holiday, or the commencement of a vacation, or the commencement of a paid sick leave period, or compensatory time off, as the case may be, the applicable differential shall be included in such employee’s holiday pay, vacation pay, paid sick leave or paid compensatory time. The vacation, sick leave, holiday and compensatory time off ¬pay of an employee on a rotating shift shall include the differential such employee would have received had he/she been working during such period.