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Overtime

A. Non-exempt employees assigned to a 56-hour (average) workweek schedule will receive pay for overtime as defined in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29.U.S.C.207k) and as described herein - overtime is defined as hours worked in excess of a total of 182 in a 24 day work period, as established by the CCSD. 

Non-exempt employees assigned to a 40-hour (average) workweek schedule will receive pay for overtime for all hours worked in excess of 80 hours in a 14-day work period, as established by the CCSD.

B. For purposes of calculating overtime hours, approved leave (holiday, vacation, sick leave, compensatory time off, and) shall be considered time worked. The following shall not be considered time worked for purposes of calculating overtime hours: unpaid leave, suspensions, paid administrative leave relating to the implementation of disciplinary action, workers' compensation leave, and 4850 leave.

C. All overtime shall be paid at a rate of one and one-half (1 ½) times the regular hourly rate of pay.

D. After a single 48-hour rotation, overtime shifts may be staffed by out of class assignments and/or qualified reserves as determined by the Fire Chief. Absences, which are initially known to exceed 96 consecutive hours, may be filled by out of class assignments and/or qualified reserves immediately.