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Earnings Type & Description


Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information. If you have questions on how pay is processed in Workday, please contact the Integrated Service Center (ISC) or call 206-543-8000

Earnings Type When Is It Used? Employment Type(s)/Limitations How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated


Certification Pay - Overtime Half-Rate

Half-time portion of the premium pay for overtime work performed by employees when they obtain certification in a specialty area by a national organization and working in that area of certification (which is in addition to certifications listed as the class specification minimum qualifications). The employee shall be paid this premium provided the certification has been approved by management and the employee continues to meet all educational and other requirements to keep the certification current and in good standing.

An employee is eligible for only one certification premium regardless of other certifications the employee may have.

Must be used jointly with earnings type CNQ or CNU when overtime is earned.

The combined result is time and one-half certification pay.

Contract Classified

Use limited to specific Health Care Professional/Technical classifications. Please refer to the Contract Classified Certification Pay eligible class list.

Eligible hours x $0.500 per hour


Department - ETR/PTR