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


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3rd Shift Differential

Premium paid to Registered Nurses for time worked in which the majority of hours fall between 11pm and 7am.

Applies to all hours of qualifying shift for salaried employees, and to only those hours actually worked between 11pm and 7am for hourly employees.

Employees receive shift premium for all work and paid leave time used unless temporary assignment to non-qualifying shift is greater than 5 consecutive working days.

(For Registered Nurse permanent shift, see PS8.)

Contract Classified


  • 8903 Registered Nurse 2
  • 8904 Registered Nurse 3
  • 8908 Registered Nurse 2
  • 8909 Registered Nurse 3
  • 8933 Health Care Specialist
  • 8934 Health Care Specialist Lead
  • 8935 Health Care Specialist – In-patient or Emergency Department
  • 8936 Health Care Specialist Lead – In-patient or Emergency Department

Use limited to these job class codes.

Eligible hours x $4.00 per hour


Department - ETR/PTR