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Sec. 31-275-2

Administrative Regulation

Definitions Applicable to Department of Correction Employees:

Definitions applicable to Department of Correction employees as required by Section 31-275(1)(G) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

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Sec. 31-275-2. Definitions applicable to Department of Correction employees as required by Section 31-275(1)(G) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

As used in subparagraph (A)(ii) of subdivision (1) of section 31-275 of the general statutes:

(a) “Departure from place of abode directly to duty” means the direct trip to the employee’s place of employment that occurs following the receipt of a direct order informing an employee that he or she is required to report directly to work, regardless of whether the employee is physically at his or her place of residence at the time the communication is received. For employees who receive an order to work a previously unscheduled shift, an employee’s trip directly to duty includes any detours immediately essential to the employee’s ability to report.

(b) “Direct order” means any communication that informs an employee that he or she must report to work under circumstances in which nonessential employees are excused from working.

(c) “Return directly to place of abode after duty” means the direct trip to the employee’s abode following his or her work shift, including any immediately essential detour necessitated by a call to work.

(d) “Two or more mandatory overtime work shifts” means a situation in which an employee is required to work a regular shift and an additional full shift on consecutive days (approximately a 16-hour shift each day), or situations in which an employee is required to work a regular shift and two consecutive full overtime shifts (approximately one 24-hour shift).

(Effective December 6, 2007)

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