HR Reference Guide


An employee is provided with additional compensation of 5% of the employee's base rate of pay when:

  • Directed to remain available for notification to work during specified hours;
  • Required to be prepared to work;
  • Able to report to work within a reasonable time;
  • Required to provide a means of notification (e.g., phone number); and
  • Allowed to use the time for personal pursuits.

Exempt employees and those in a 24-hour class do not qualify.

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