Compensatory time- compensation in leave instead of cash payment at either straight time or time and one half (1.5) as compensation for any hours worked that exceeds forty hours week or eighty hours in a pay period, as applicable.
Exempt employees- in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), exempt employees are professional, managerial, and executive type employees. Positions included are department directors, assistant administrators, managers, most supervisors, professional classifications above a GS 13, and clinical staff in positions requiring a bachelorís degree or license. Exempt employees are compensated for overtime in either cash or compensatory (K) time at a rate equal to the hourly equivalent of their regular salary in cash or hour for hour compensatory (K) time.
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)- all definitions as defined by the FMLA can befound in Exhibit I - Family and Medical Leave Act Definitions and Record Keeping Requirements.
May- the taking or approval of an action is optional or at the discretion of the appointing authority or other departmental official with the responsibility for that function.
Non-exempt employees- in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non-exempt employees are technical, maintenance, clerical, service, paraprofessional and clinical staff in positions not requiring a bachelorís degree. This classification includes positions such as secretaries, clerks, housekeepers, police officers, and most positions below a GS 13. Non-exempt employees are compensated for overtime in either cash or compensatory (K) time at a rate of one and one half (1.5) times their regular hourly rate of pay or 1.5 hours of (K) time for each overtime hour worked.
Overtime- defined as time worked above forty hours in a seven consecutive day work week, with the exception of certain jobs in which overtime is calculated after eight hours in a day and/or eighty hours in a pay period. Only hours actually worked count toward determination of overtime. Overtime is calculated on a forty hour work week as an MCL standard. Any eight and eighty schedules for employees must be approved in advance by the appropriate Administrative Council member and the Assistant Administrator of Human Resources.
Shall- required or mandatory.
Tardiness- defined as reporting for duty anytime after the beginning of the shift or returning from a scheduled break or lunch period later than the designated return to duty times.