REG 05.60.01 On-Call Pay

Authority:  Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

History:  First Issued: July 1, 2001. Last Revised: May 30, 2023.

Additional References:
Office of State Human Resources – On-Call and Emergency Callback Pay 

Contact Info: Classification and Compensation (919-515-7175)

1. Purpose

On-call pay compensates certain employees who are required to be available to be called back to work on short notice if the need arises.

2. Covered Employees

The organizational unit must maintain a list of eligible, designated employees.

3. Non-Covered Employees

On-call procedures are not applicable to administrative or management personnel.

4. Procedure

One hour compensatory time is awarded for eight hours on-call, or $2.00 per hour on call is paid. Compensatory time is used whenever possible.

If time off is not taken within 12 months of the date earned, or if the employee separates or transfers to another agency, payment is awarded.

Departments are responsible for recording and monitoring compensatory time on the Employee Time Record.

5. Implementation

On-call pay is processed via PeopleSoft.