1. There shall be a max­i­mum of eight (8) hours dur­ing any one (1) day and forty (40) hours in one (1) week at reg­u­lar rate of pay.  All time worked over eight (8) hours dur­ing one (1) day and forty (40) hours in one (1) week shall be paid at the rate of time and one-half the reg­u­lar rate.  All time worked on Sat­ur­day shall be paid at time and one-half the reg­u­lar rate.  All time worked on Sun­day and rec­og­nized hol­i­days shall be paid for at dou­ble the reg­u­lar rate.  Mon­day will be the first day of the work week for com­put­ing time.
  2. The Depart­ment shall noti­fy the employ­ee one (1) hour pri­or to start­ing time when there is no work.  If no attempt is made by the Depart­ment to pre­vent the employ­ee from report­ing to work, the employ­ee shall receive two (2) hours pay for report­ing at the reg­u­lar rate.  If an Employ­ee starts to work, he shall receive four (4) hours pay and should work con­tin­ue past four (4) hours he shall receive eight (8) hours pay at the reg­u­lar rate.  The Depart­ment may hold the employee/s no more than one (1) hour on report­ing time.  All employ­ees are respon­si­ble for fur­nish­ing to the Depart­ment tele­phone num­bers or oth­er names by which to con­tact them regard­ing show-up time.
  3. No boss, fore­man, or tem­po­rary employee/s shall do the work of any employee/s laid off, and should he do the work of any employee/s, the employee/s so dis­placed shall receive pay for same.  If an employee/s is dis­charged by the Depart­ment and it is estab­lished that he was wrong­ful­ly treat­ed, the Depart­ment shall rein­state said employee/s with com­pen­sa­tion for all lost time (based on oper­a­tion).  The Depart­ment also agrees to noti­fy the Union with­in forty-eight (48) hours when an employee/s is dis­charged and give the rea­son why.
  4. Clean and fresh drink­ing water shall be fur­nished by the Depart­ment no lat­er than one (1) hour after start­ing time.  Ice shall be fur­nished when weath­er war­rants it.
  5. Rea­son­able heat and pro­tec­tion from the ele­ments shall be fur­nished on all equip­ment and to all employee/s of the Department.
  6. When required to fur­nish his own tools, a mechan­ic shall be fur­nished a safe place to keep these tools and the Depart­ment agrees to be respon­si­ble to replace stolen and bro­ken tools.
  7. The Coun­ty High­way Depart­ment and Union agree that: The I.M.R.F. plan in effect at present will con­tin­ue in full force and effect.  Workman’s com­pen­sa­tion will be paid in accor­dance with State Laws gov­ern­ing such.  Con­tri­bu­tions to the Illi­nois Unem­ploy­ment Insur­ance to pro­tect against the haz­ards of unem­ploy­ment through no fault of the employee/s shall be continued.
  8. In the event the Coun­ty High­way Depart­ment shall request the Union to assist in obtain­ing qual­i­fied employee/s, the Union shall use its best effort to secure the num­ber of employee/s requested.
  9. In the event any Oper­at­ing Engi­neer employed by the Coun­ty High­way Depart­ment becomes sick or inca­pable of per­form­ing the ser­vices required and as a result there­of is absent from the employ of the High­way Depart­ment, the Depart­ment agrees such employee/s will be rein­stat­ed as soon as he is able to resume work in a man­ner that is sat­is­fac­to­ry to the Department.