[CentOS] OT: pager pay

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Oct 13 18:06:05 UTC 2009


> Hey folks,
> I'm trying to compare my small company's policy against other
> companies out there.   We pay 10% of your per-hour salary equivalent
> per every hour you carry it, whether it goes off or not.  So for
> example someone making $55K/year works out to about $27 / hour (I
> think), so they'd get $2.70 for every hour they carry the pager
> outside of regular work hours.   We are a company of about 25 people.
> My old employer Nortel still does it this way :
> - $27.50 for every 8 hour shift you carry it, outside of regular work
> hours.
Back in the mid-nineties, I worked for Ameritech, a Baby Bell. I was
salaried. Extra pay for carrying it? Ha. HA. Hahahahahaha....

   mark 24x7x365.25 (except for the couple months I carried two...)

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