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on-call

Hospital practice adjective Referring to a status in which a physician can be reached and arrive at the hospital within 30 mins of being paged
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PinnacleOne announced that its Construction Claims Services (CCS) line has been selected as an on-call claims consultant for the Connecticut Department of Public Works (DPW).
Answer: Whether an employer must pay for an employee's on-call time depends on whether the employee can use the time effectively for his or her own purposes.
The measure to recommend that CMS not link on-call participation with Medicare participation was approved in a close vote (7-6 with one abstention).
Officer Harvey Freeman, a collision investigator at Valley Traffic Division, got paid overtime for 2 1/2 hours last Wednesday for being on-call in a drunk-driving case in which the defendant ultimately pleaded guilty, and Freeman didn't have to testify.
With respect to on-call and other activities outside of the normal workday, the dispositive issue is whether the employee was "engaged to wait," for which he or she should be compensated, or "waiting to be engaged," which is not compensable.
The on-call physician sees the patient, notes the temperature, sees the blood cultures and is not concerned.
The aircraft was in the on-call status for eight hours when it was finally alerted to start up at 2200.
Generally, time spent on-call is not compensable under the FLSA unless the employees are required to remain at the employer's premises or are so restricted that they cannot engage in personal activities.
The review of how on-call time should be defined follows two cases in the healthcare sector where the European Court of Justice ruled that on-call time should be classified as working time even when the employee is asleep or resting.
SIPTU gave six months' notice to the South Eastern Health Board of their intention to withdraw from the on-call system.
Wali as well as the hospital to determine what his on-call status really was and what responsibilities went with it.
Haas informed the managers and their assistant that no one was to receive an administrative on-call pay for this "cover duty," and if the assistants were unwilling to accept the responsibility of being on-call she would cover on-call duty.