8.1.            Definition

  • Shift differential pay, for the purpose of this Section, is defined as pay at a rate that is 8% above the worker’s base pay.
  • Notwithstanding paragraph (1) above, the biweekly shift differential pay for full-time workers shall be at least twenty dollars ($20.00) above the worker’s base pay, to be prorated for part-time workers.

8.2.            Applicable Shifts

Effective as soon as possible but no later than within the first three pay periods following Board of Supervisors’ adoption of a successor MOU, workers who are regularly assigned by a supervisor to work a shift of eight (8) hours or more that starts after11:59 a.m. and before 1:01 a.m. shall be paid shift differential rates for all hours worked during such shift. To be eligible for shift differential, such shifts must be approved by the Department Head or designee. Time worked on a flexible schedule requested by the employee and approved by the supervisor shall not be eligible for shift differential.

Effective as soon as possible but no later than within the first three pay periods following Board of Supervisors’ adoption of a successor MOU, workers in Records and the Jail (Sheriff’s Department) who work day shift, and who are assigned by the Department to continue to work past the end of their shift for at least four (4) hours to cover part or all of swing shift, or to come in early to cover part or all of grave shift for at least four (4) hours contiguous with their regular shift, will receive shift differential for the swing or graveyard shift hours. If an employee in Records or the Jail, who regularly works a shift differential-eligible shift, is required to work overtime at the end of their shift with no break, the employee will receive shift differential for the additional overtime worked.

8.3.            Split Shifts

A split shift is defined as a normal daily shift that is worked over a span of more than nine (9) consecutive hours. Workers required by proper authority to work a split shift shall be paid $3.00 per each split shift worked in addition to all other compensation.

All Grandfathering agreements between the parties regarding shift differentials, including the side letter dated November 1, 2009, are hereby terminated.