hazard pay


: extra money that someone is paid for doing work that is dangerous

Examples of hazard pay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to hazard pay, the allocation includes funding for a hazard pay arbitration decision made in January that affects approximately 7,800 employees in the Department of Education. Jeremy Yurow, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 Employees who reported to work for less than 420 days within the specified timeframe, including remote workers, are entitled to $10,000 in hazard pay. Jeremy Yurow, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 Also, your hazard pay doesn’t count for your worker’s compensation. Connor Goodwin, ProPublica, 19 Apr. 2024 Others on the squad were also frustrated that a position was essentially created for Levesque, who returned with the pay of a Detective III rank on top of the hazard pay that comes with being on the bomb squad, according to the lawsuit. Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2023 An 18% wage increase over three years retroactive to November 2022 was stipulated as part of the tentative agreement, as well as an enforceable agreement to negotiate on hazard pay among other tenets, according to the union. Nicki Brown, CNN, 24 May 2023 The home healthcare agency, on the other hand, pays just $10 an hour, with few benefits and no hazard pay during the pandemic. Alison Herman, Variety, 17 May 2023

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“Hazard pay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazard%20pay. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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