H. B. 2930
(By Delegates Fleischauer, Caputo, Beach,
Perdue, Kuhn, Fragale and Poling)
[Introduced February 10, 2003; referred to the
Committee on Education then Finance.]
A BILL to amend article seven, chapter eighteen-b of the code of
West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated section
twelve, relating to overtime and holiday pay for classified
employees; providing for additional payment for weekend and
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article seven, chapter eighteen-b of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section twelve,
to read as follows:
ARTICLE 7. PERSONNEL GENERALLY.
§18B-7-12. Overtime; holidays.
(a) A classified employee whose regular workweek is Monday
through Friday and who agrees to perform any work assignment on a
Saturday or a Sunday, shall be paid at least one-half day of work
for each day he or she reports for work and shall be paid for a
full day of work if he or she works more than three and one-half
hours on a Saturday or Sunday.
(b) A classified employee required to work on any legal
holiday shall be paid at a rate of one and one-half times the
employee's hourly wage rate.
(c) A full-time classified employee required to work in excess
of a normal working day during any week containing a legal holiday
shall be paid for the additional hours or fraction of the
additional hours at a rate of one and one-half times the employee's
hourly wage rate.
(d) When used in this section, the term "legal holiday" means
those days designated in section one, article two, chapter two of
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to set compensation
standards for classified employees who work overtime on weekends or holidays.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.