AFSCME: 10. On-Call Duty

When warranted and in the interest of the County operation, department heads may assign employees to on-call status. Compensation for on-call duty shall be computed as follows:

Employees shall be paid an hourly rate of Four Dollars and forty cents ($4.40) for time in which they are required to be in an on-call status, unless otherwise provided below. Effective November 19, 2006, employees assigned to the Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team will receive an additional $1.50 per hour to the above on-call differential amounts.

Operating Room Technicians and employees of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist Unit shall be paid the hourly equivalent rate of one-half (1/2) their base pay for time in which they are required to be in an on-call status. For the purpose of computing pay, overnight assignment will constitute one (1) day; a week-end in on-call status will constitute three (3) days for pay purposes.

Radiologic Technologists, Imaging Specialists, and Respiratory Therapists shall be paid the hourly equivalent rate of one-half (1/2) their base pay for time in which they are required to be in an on-call status.

Environmental Health Division employees shall be granted eight (8) straight-time hours compensatory time off for each sixty-one (61) hour weekend shift during which they are in on-call status.

Refer to Exhibit E regarding On-Call Duty provisions for Licensed Vocational Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurse Trainees.

An employee receiving call-back pay shall not be entitled to “on‑call” pay simultaneously.