University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

MOU - Scheduled Shifts in Agricultural Operations

Article 14.7, "Scheduled shifts shall not be changed to avoid overtime," shall apply to all operations except agricultural type operations in which there has been a long standing past practice of flexible scheduling for the mutual benefit of employees and the Employer.

In operations where flexible scheduling has been a past practice, the parties agree that the employees scheduled to work forty (40) hours per week shall be allowed to utilize accrued compensatory time to enable them to be paid forty (40) hours per week.