When an employee has been assigned in writing by the department head or his/her representative to perform the work of a permanent position having a different class and being paid at a higher rate, and if he/she has worked in such class for more than five consecutive work days (or four consecutive workdays for employees on a “4/10” shift), he/she shall be entitled to payment for the higher class as prescribed for promotions in subsection 5.6, starting on the sixth workday and continuing during the period of temporary assignment, under the conditions specified below: (1) The assignment is caused by the absence of the incumbent;Read More →