ARTICLE 5. WORK DAY
5.1 The normal workday shall be eight and one-half (8 1/2) hours in duration, eight (8) of which are paid. Each normal workday shall include two (2) paid fifteen (15) minute rest breaks. In addition, a forty-five (45) minute, duty-free lunch shall be provided. Fifteen (15) minutes of the duty-free lunch is paid and the remaining thirty (30) minutes is unpaid.
The following is an example of a normal workday schedule:
Work day begins at: 8:00 a.m.
Morning Rest Break: 10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Lunch Break: Noon-12:45 p.m. (15 paid minutes)
Afternoon Rest Break: 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Work day ends at: 4:30 p.m.
5.2 The normal work week shall be forty (40) hours in any seven (7) day period.
5.3 This Article shall not be construed as, and is not a guarantee of, any hours of work per normal workday or per normal work week. Additional hours or work weeks that become available will first be offered to permanent employees at the work site within the same job title in seniority order. If no such employee accepts the hours, the hours will be offered to others in the same job title at other work locations with consideration given to employee seniority provided the additional hours do not conflict with the hours scheduled at the regular work site. In the event no regular employee volunteers, the District may employ a temporary employee for the additional hours.
5.4 Overtime is to be paid at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2) times the employee’s normal hourly rate for all hours on the payroll in excess of eight (8) hours per day or forty (40) hours per week.
5.5 The overtime compensation due the employee shall be paid at the rate herein cited, or by granting compensatory time on a time and one-half (1 1/2) basis by mutual agreement between the District and the employee.