Date Issued: 10/80Date Revised: 06/16A shift differential is paid to compensate nonexempt employees for working during evening and night hours. Job classifications eligible for shift differential and the amount of the differential is determined by HR Compensation in conjunction with the appropriate administrative official. Shifts are defined as follows for the specified entities:
POLICY 204.A University The evening shift is any shift that regularly starts on, or after, 2:00 p.m. but before 9:00 p.m.. The night shift is any shift that regularly starts on, or after, 9:00 p.m. but before 4:30 a.m.
Employees eligible for shift differential may be required to work hours into the evening shift following hours worked on the day shift. In that event, employees must work more than four hours on the evening shift to receive shift differential pay for the hours worked on the evening shift.Some departments/units may have variations to this policy. Department managers/supervisors should confirm specifics concerning current practice within your department.
POLICY 204.B University HospitalShift differential is paid to affected hospital employees for all hours worked between 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. the following day. The following guidelines are used in computing shift differential payments: