CNA MOU: Alternative Work Week Options

Alternative Work Week Options

The examples below reflect basic information about the various alternative workweek options.  For a more detailed description of the options and parameters that are available at your location, refer to your Department/Division/Unit Agreement (some of which are attached herein).

 

4/10:

Four (4) consecutive workdays of ten and one-half (10½) consecutive hours each, between specified hours, of which one-half (½) hour shall be the unpaid meal break.

Four (4) consecutive workdays, of eleven (11) consecutive hours each, between specified hours, of which one (1) hour will be the unpaid meal break.

 

9/80:

A two-week schedule providing nine (9) workdays during that period, within the following conditions:

  1. One workweek of five (5) work days between specified hours, consisting of four (4) nine (9) work hour days and one (1) eight (8) work hour day, and
  2. One workweek of four (4) work days between specified hours, consisting of four (4) nine (9) work hour days and one (1) day off; the day off on this schedule must be on the same day of the week as the eight (8) work hour day in the other week.

Flexible Schedule:

Five (5) consecutive workdays of nine (9) consecutive hours each, between specified hours, of which one (1) hour will be the unpaid meal break.

12-hour Shifts:

Three (3) shifts of thirteen (13) hours each, between specified hours, of which one (1) hour will be the unpaid meal break. Participants may take 10% Voluntary Time Off (VTO) to maintain full benefits.  Based upon operational and staffing needs of the San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC), VTO requests must be cost neutral.  In approving VTO requests, SMMC cannot decrease access to services for patients.

For full-time nurses, work schedules may include two (2) shifts of twelve and one-half (12 ½) hours each, between specified hours, of which one-half (½) hour will be the unpaid meal break and two (2) shifts of eight and one-half (8 ½) hours each, between specified hours, of which one-half (½) hour will be the unpaid meal break.

Shifts of twelve and one-half (12 ½) hours each, between specified hours, of which one-half (½) hour will be the unpaid meal break.

For straight night shifts, shifts of twelve (12) hours each, between specified hours, of which one-half (½) hour will be the paid meal break and taken in accordance with Section 9.4 of the MOU.