An employee shall be scheduled for no more than 12 hours consecutive work in any 24 hours except where unusual circumstances require reasonable and prudent exception.
Coverage for vacations, military leave, jury duty, scheduled training, and similar activities is not to be considered as unusual circumstances requiring reasonable and prudent exception. Each of these coverage needs is known to the facility administration with sufficient lead time to allow proactive scheduling to maintain compliance with the 12-hour standard requirements.
MS s 241.021
23 SR 1834; 38 SR 523
December 20, 2013