Any extra-help employee who is assigned work that requires them to be out of town overnight on one (1) or more weekend days shall be compensated as follows: Fifty dollars ($50.00) per day for each weekend day (Saturday and/or Sunday) the extra-help employee is out of town; and Regular and/or overtime compensation as provided in this section for each hour actually worked during such assignments, subject to the usual pre-approval requirements; and Travel time for such assignments shall be compensated at actual time traveled, portal-to-portal. If such travel time results in actual time worked of more than forty (40) hours per week, then such timeRead More →

The Director of Human Resources shall allocate all job classifications to the following described work groups for purposes of determining categories of extra-help to be compensated by monetary payment. The decision of the Director of Human Resources shall be final; provided, however, that prior to changing the work group of an existing classification covered by this Memorandum of Understanding the Director of Human Resources shall notify the Union of the contemplated change and if requested, discuss with the Union the reasons for the work group change. Work Group 1: All extra-help employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act shall be allocated to Work GroupRead More →

Except as otherwise provided by Charter, any authorized time worked in excess of 40 hours in the workweek shall be considered overtime and shall be compensable at the rate of one and one-half (1-1/2) times the overtime worked. Extra-help employee shall be paid at the overtime rate after having worked forty hours during their normal workweek, which is a fixed and regularly recurring period of seven consecutive twenty-four hour periods. Overtime resulting from required attendance at training classes or training meetings shall be compensable at the straight-time rate in an amount equal to the overtime worked unless monetary payment at a different rate is prescribedRead More →

All compensable overtime must be authorized by the department head or their designated representative in advance of being worked. If prior authorization is not feasible because of emergency conditions, a confirming authorization must be made on the next regular working day following the date on which the overtime was worked. Overtime worked must be in the job classification in which the person provides extra-help services, or in a classification for which the extra-help employee is authorized higher pay for work in a higher classification.Read More →