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University of Louisville
 OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
 POLICY
 
 
University Staff
 
POLICY NAME
Shift Differential
EFFECTIVE DATE
May 1, 1992
POLICY NUMBER
PER-3.09
 
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.
 
 
HISTORY
 
Revision Date(s): 
Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
Sr. VP for Finance and Administration and CFO/COO
 
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852- 3167
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu

The University Policy and Procedure Library is updated regularly.  In order to ensure a printed copy of this document is current, please access it online at http://louisville.edu/policies.