Shift differential question

  1. I currently work for an employer that pays a weekend shift differential to day shift workers but not to night shift workers. (Night shift does get a "night" shift differential but nothing additional for working weekends) I am curious if this is common practice.
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  2. 20 Comments

  3. by   Flo.
    Our night staff gets nights and weeken diff.
  4. by   evolvingrn
    ditto, i get 325 for weekday nights and 525 for weekend nights
  5. by   I<3H2O
    We have evening, night, weekend day, weekend evening, weekend night differentials.
  6. by   BrookeeLou_RN
    Same here, used to get weekend night diff or weekend day diff, but 11-7 on Sunday night was considered a weekday but got diff on Friday night 11-7.
  7. by   sweetnurse63
    Most places I know of do not give shift differentials on dayshift, only eve,nights and weekends
  8. by   ok2bme
    I hear ya..my hospital gives shift differentials but no differential for weekends
  9. by   sunnycalifRN
    we get 25% weekend differential for all shifts. night and pm shift get an additional 10%
  10. by   jessi1106
    we get eve and night shift differential..no weekend.
  11. by   BOOYARN
    we get 6 for nighta
    and an extra 2.75 on weekends
  12. by   deenurse10
    Thanks for all the replies. We continually ask for an explanation at each nurses meeting but always get the run around and explanations that are not true statements. We feel the day shift is valued more than the night shift by our employer. Part of why I no longer work in that particular area.
  13. by   RNvampire
    Ours is a 13% for nights & evenings but another 7% for weekends (starting with day shift Saturday, not Friday night).

    Some hospitals, even though they do 8s, will only pay a night differential past 11pm for people that work the 7p-7AM.

    The hospitals that still do "weekend options" or whatever, it's usually about $10 extra per hour but may not be a shift diff...depends.
  14. by   DizzyLizzyNurse
    We get a shift differential on evening and night shift every day and days only gets it on the weekends.

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