What is call-back pay?
Call-back pay is additional pay earned when an employee responds to a call-back notice from his/her employer. Visit the Call Back Pay Rule for additional information.
Who is eligible for call-back pay and how is it earned?
Overtime eligible employees qualify for call-back pay. Call-back pay is earned when an employee is requested to return to work due to an emergency after he/she has left work or is in paid leave status.
How is call-back applied?
There is a two-hour pay minimum guaranteed for employees asked to return to work for an emergency.
Rules and practices may vary between represented and non-represented employees. Check the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement, or talk to the agency’s or institution’s Human Resource staff.