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Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information.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


Shift Differential - Negotiated

(Trades classes only)

Premium pay for work time in which a majority of time falls between 5pm and 7am when employee is assigned to a qualifying shift for specific approved classes only.

Applies to all hours of qualifying shift.

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

For Healthcare Professional/Technical classes use earnings type P2T or P3T.

Classified Non-Union

Contract Classified jobs represented by the WFSE Skilled Trades unit


Use limited to Trades job classes only within the employment types listed above; refer to linked list for trades job classes.

Eligible hours x $2.00 per hour


Department - OPUS if permanent shift assignment

Department - ETR/PTR if shift assignment is not permanently assigned.