- Weekender positions will be scheduled to work every weekend. The department has the discretion to allow up to four (4) weekends off per year scheduled in accordance with the department’s/area’s vacation selection procedure.
- The duration of weekender programs are typically a minimum of 6 months for a regular appointment. Any other timeframe should be reviewed with Business Partners prior to approval.
- The Department may designate a number of weekend shifts, by work area, to be allocated as Weekender shifts. Such shifts may be scheduled in blocks of hours not to exceed twelve (12) hours, plus a scheduled meal period.
- All Weekender shifts must be scheduled between the core hours of 7am Friday to 7am Monday
- Weekender positions will receive a Weekender Program differential for hours worked within the Weekender core hours. Human Resources - Compensation will maintain a list of the eligible titles and the differential amount that they receive. Weekender rates are not based upon differential groups.
- Positions will be allocated to the Weekender Program and will be subtitled Weekender positions. Weekender positions will be considered the same classification for purposes of title, salary administration and most benefits.
- Weekender employees will work holidays that fall on their regularly scheduled work days and will receive holiday premium pay at time-and-one-half (1 ½) the employee’s base rate of pay for time worked on designated holidays. Employees in a Weekender title do not earn Legal Holiday time benefits.
- Employees who work evenings/nights will receive the eligible night differential as defined in UW Health guidelines. Weekender positions are not eligible for any other differentials.
- When a regular employee moves into a weekender position, all earned legal holiday and compensatory time will be cashed out. All but 40 hours of earned vacation will also be cashed out. Annual vacation carry over and cash out will be in accordance with UW Health Vacation guidelines.