29. Hours of Employment
29.A - Normal Work Day and Week
For all employees, unless otherwise provided, eight hours in any 24-hour period, and forty hours in any 7-day period shall be the normal work day and week.
29.B - Hours for Employees in Fire Group
The normal work week for employees in the Fire Unit shall be an average of 56 hours in a 7-day period, computed on a yearly basis. This does not include employees in the Fire Prevention Division and employees working under the title of Fire Alarm Dispatcher.
29.C - Hours for Employees on Shifts
For employees on a shift basis, the normal work week shall be an average of 40 hours.
29.D - Exceptions to the Forty-hour Week
To meet unusual conditions, or in the case of certain seasonal employees whose total yearly hours do not exceed 2080, upon request of the department head, a different schedule may be established for particular groups of employees, with the approval of the Council resolution.