Pol-Shift Differential

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University of Louisville

OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
POLICY

POLICY NAME

Shift Differential

EFFECTIVE DATE

May 1, 1992

POLICY NUMBER

PER-3.09

POLICY APPLICABILITY

This policy applies to University Staff.

POLICY STATEMENT

All classified employees working the second or third shift shall receive a shift differential. Shift differentials will be paid only to classified employees who are scheduled to work four or more hours after 6 p.m. and before 6 a.m.

Shift differentials will be assigned according to job classifications and must be included in determining pay for overtime compensation.

DEFINITIONS

The second shift is any shift that regularly starts on or after 2 p.m. but before 10 p.m.

The third shift shall be any shift that regularly starts between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

PROCEDURES

A shift differential of eight percent (8%) will be authorized unless an exception is approved by the Vice President for Human Resources.

The unit must establish a lump-sum position for the payment of shift premiums by submitting a Position Authorization Request to the Budget Office.

Shift premium hours for classified staff are to be entered on the Time Report and submitted biweekly to the Payroll Office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Pay for shift premium is calculated by the Payroll Office.

ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-6258
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu

HISTORY

Revision Date(s):

Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016

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