§ 6.10.115. Longevity pay—Peace officers.  


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  • A.

    Eligibility.

    1.

    Beginning July 1, 2005, each person employed in one of the following positions shall be eligible to receive longevity pay based on years of aggregate service in accordance with the implementation schedule provided in subsection B:

    Item No. Title
    2721 Captain
    2723 Commander
    2896 Captain, DA
    9977 Detective (UC)
    9980 Detective (UC)

     

    2.

    Such longevity pay shall be paid for aggregate service in the County of Los Angeles as a Deputy Sheriff (Item No. 2708) or as an Investigator, DA (Item No. 2889). In the case of mergers of consolidations, as provided in Section 6.02.040 of this title, agency hire date as a safety employee shall be recognized for the purpose of determining aggregate service. Neither lateral law enforcement experience, military service buy-back, nor non-safety County work experience shall count toward meeting the aggregate service requirements for longevity pay.

    B.

    Longevity pay based on years of aggregate service shall be implemented as follows:

    1.

    20 years.

    a.

    Effective July 1, 2005, in addition to the compensation provided for in Section 6.28.050, and pursuant to the provisions in Section 6.08.070, an eligible employee under this section shall be paid additional compensation of 12 standard salary levels higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 19 years of aggregate service;

    b.

    Effective with the pay period ending April 15, 2012 and upon notification to the board of supervisors by the chief executive officer that the human resources management system implementing this provision is fully operational, all provisions in Section 6.10.115, subsection B.1.a shall remain in effect except that such persons meeting the aforementioned requirements shall be paid additional compensation 3.0416 percent higher than they would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 19 years of aggregate service;

    2.

    25 years.

    a.

    Effective January 1, 2006, in addition to the compensation provided for in Section 6.28.050, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.08.070, an eligible employee under this section shall be paid additional compensation of 28 standard salary levels higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 24 years of aggregate service;

    b.

    Effective with the pay period ending April 15, 2012 and upon notification to the board of supervisors by the chief executive officer that the human resources management system implementing this provision is fully operational, all provisions in Section 6.10.115, subsection B.2.a shall remain in effect except that such persons meeting the aforementioned requirements shall be paid additional compensation 7.2414 percent higher than they would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 24 years of aggregate service;

    3.

    30 years.

    a.

    Effective July 1, 2006, in addition to the compensation provided for in Section 6.28.050, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.08.070, an eligible employee under this section shall be paid additional compensation of 4 standard salary schedules, (44 standard salary levels) higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 29 years of aggregate service;

    b.

    Effective with the pay period ending April 15, 2012 and upon notification to the board of supervisors by the chief executive officer that the human resources management system implementing this provision is fully operational, all provisions in Section 6.10.115, subsection B.3.a shall remain in effect except that such persons meeting the aforementioned requirements shall be paid additional compensation 11.6125 percent higher than they would otherwise be entitled to receive upon the completion of 29 years of aggregate service;

    4.

    The additional compensation provided by this section shall constitute a base rate.

(Ord. 2012-0017 § 26, 2012; Ord. 2006-059 § 2, 2006; Ord. 2005-0020 § 3, 2005.)