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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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Assignment Pay - Overtime

The Employer agrees to pay a premium overtime rate of at least $2.625 per hour above an employee's base salary for the overtime an employee works in any of the following assignments:

1. While wearing a fall protection safety harness, when required by an approved Fall Protection Work Plan. While working with a fall protection monitor, when required by an approved Fall Protection Work Plan.

2. While wearing a fitted, reusable respirator or supplied air respirator (PAPR, SCBA, etc.) when required by an approved Work Plan.

3. While working in a Permitted confined space, with appropriate permits.

4. When wearing a fall protection safety harness as required for specific Aerial Personnel Lift equipment or suspended platforms in accordance with WISHA standards (currently 10').

When an employee performs qualifying work less than 1 hour, they will be paid a minimum of one hour per day of assignment pay. Work exceeding one hour per day will be paid based on actual time worked.

Contract Classified jobs represented by the UW/WFSE Master Contract (including Skilled Trades).

Eligible hours x $2.625 per hour


Department - ETR