University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Article 15 Part of a Day's Compensation

Section 1. Whenever an employee reports for work and works part of a day, Employers must pay a full day’s wages unless employee lays off voluntarily.

Section 2. An employee who is called to return to work after the completion of a regular shift shall be compensated a minimum of four (4) hours’ straight time pay or the overtime rate for the time worked, whichever amount is greater.

Section 3. An employee who reports for work on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday shall receive not less than three and one-half (3-1/2) hours pay at the appropriate overtime rate for such day unless the employee and for their own convenience, chooses to work less than three and one-half (3-1/2) hours.