Effective the first pay period following Union ratification, a salary differential of Fifty-five ($55.00) biweekly shall be paid incumbents of positions requiring bilingual proficiency as designated by the appointing authority and Human Resources Director. Said differential shall be prorated for employees working less than full-time or who are in an unpaid leave of absence status for a portion of any given pay period.
Bilingual pay for employees carrying a caseload of at least 50% of which is comprised of non-English speaking clients shall be paid a salary differential of Seventy-Dollars ($70.00).
Designation of positions for which bilingual proficiency is required is the sole prerogative of the County and the decision of the Human Resources Director is final. The Union shall be provided listings of employees receiving bilingual pay twice a year.