Re: On-Call Rates [7:114792] posted 10/20/2006
- Subject: Re: On-Call Rates [7:114792]
- From: "Thomas Jones" <1336.50@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 10:10:45 -0400
Where I work if you are on call (this is for weekends only since that is the
only time we need anyone on call) and:
do not get called in you get paid an additional 100.00
do get called in you get paid 500.00 for the day.
On 10/20/06, Poulin, Darnell wrote:
> You hit the nail right on the head. Several weeks ago we had a code
> release on one of our web servers, and a few days later the site started
> crashing every day, at all different times of the night. The fix was
> quite easy...simply restarted a com object in component services.
> Management kind of shrugged it off...until I submitted my overtime form
> for the week, showing 7 call ins, meaning the company owed me an extra
> 28 hours pay. Management quickly went to the development group and
> forced them to recognize and fix the problem.
> If I had not gotten paid for every call, the site may have experienced
> the problem for quite some time, each time affecting clients.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Jesus Velazquez
> Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 9:45 AM
> To: cisco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: On-Call Rates [7:114792]
> See, that's exactly my point. Some genius implements a faulty system
> that will eventually cause more down time rather than holding the guilty
> party liable. Don't know that you need a college degree or cert to make
> decisions as such.
> Oh, no! I hope I didn't start up that month long thread again.
> On 10/20/06, John Knoernschild wrote:
> > I had to comment on this on. We have no rotating pager. All 5 of us
> > get all pages all the time. We are always on! They had a rotating
> > pager about 9 years ago, before I started and found that some techs
> > were not responding. On of the managers decided that the solution was
> > to page everybody all the time. Great solution! What do we get?
> > Occasional comp time but nothing is in writing. I got to get out of
> > here!
> > john
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