On-call policy


1.1  The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework to ensure employees who may be required to maintain their availability after hours and be on-call to come back to work or to otherwise be available to respond to emergency situations are compensated on a consistent, fair and equitable basis.


2.1  This policy applies to all non-unionized and non-academic employees of the University, with the exception of Executive and Casual employees.


3.1   An employee who is required by their immediate supervisor to remain on call after their regular workday or work week will receive a premium for each eight (8) hour period during which the employee remains on call.

3.2   As of June 1, 2021, the on-call premium is $16.91.

3.3   As of July 18, 2021, the on-call premium will be $28.00.

3.4   As of May 22, 2022, the on-call premium will be equivalent to the hourly rate of the employee following the 2022 Annual Compensation Review process. The premium will be increased annually following the Annual Compensation Review increase and will be applied on the first day of the pay period which includes the increase.

3.5   For each on-call period of less than eight (8) hours, an employee shall be paid on a pro-rated basis.

Effective February 1, 2003

Revised June 1, 2021

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