Borough of Roselle, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Roselle 10-22-1980 as Ord. No. 1505.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: Original Section I of this ordinance contains the salaries of elected and appointed officials and employees of the Borough of Roselle. A copy of the currently effective salaries is on file in the office of the Borough Clerk. This ordinance supersedes former Ch. 25, Salaries and Compensation, adopted 6-11-1975 as Ord. No. 1351.
In addition to the above salaries, all fill-time employees of the borough listed above[1] shall be paid as hereinafter fixed and determined, such longevity pay to be considered as additional compensation based upon length of service of such officers and employees according to the following schedule, with the exception of police officers and Sergeants, who shall be paid as per contract.
Years of Service
Percentage of Annual Base Salary
6 through 10
11 through 15
16 through 20
21 through 25
26 and over
Editor's Note: "Listed above" refers to Section I of Ord. No. 1505, which contains the salaries of elected and appointed officials and employees of the borough. A copy of Section I is on file in the office of the Borough Clerk.
Such additional compensation shall be based upon the annual base salary of each officer and employee, including detective and Deputy Chief allowances, exclusive of any additional compensation of any nature, including overtime, grade adjustments, special allowances and hospital and medical insurance contributions.
A year of service shall be any year in which the officer or employee has worked an average of at least 32 1/2 hours per week.
In calculating said additional compensation, the base salary in effect on the anniversary date of full-time employment with the Borough of Roselle shall be used for such purpose. The dates of calculation, however, shall be January 1 and July 1, with all anniversaries falling between January 1 and June 30 becoming effective January 1 and all anniversaries falling between July 1 and December 31 becoming effective July 1.
Any interruption of service due to a cause beyond the control of the officer or employee of the Borough, such as military service, injury in line of duty or illness, shall be considered as service for the purpose of determining the compensation of said longevity periods. Leaves of absence granted at the request of any officer or employee of the Borough will not be considered in determining length of service.
All periods of employment shall be computed from the anniversary date of employment as an employee of the Borough of Roselle.
There shall be no longevity pay for all employees of the Borough of Roselle hired subsequent to the enactment of this section, except for police officers.
[Amended 9-23-1981 by Ord. No. 1528]
[Amended 4-23-1997 by Ord. No. 2037]
Overtime shall be paid only under the following circumstances:
As specifically set forth in negotiated employment contracts.
To department heads when an emergency is declared by the Mayor and/or the coordinator of emergency management of the Borough of Roselle.
Each employee averaging at least 32 1/2 hours per week over a period of 25 years shall, after the twenty-fifth anniversary, be entitled to the following benefits upon retirement:
Payment of 3/12 of a year's salary shall be payable to the retiree, based on the salary established for the particular job held by the retiree by the Salary Ordinance in the year of retirement, said payment to include the retiree's longevity. Said sum shall be paid on the effective date of retirement.
The payment outlined in Subsection A immediately above shall be paid to the employee's named beneficiary should the employee have completed twenty-five years of service, has not retired but became deceased.
The benefits as provided by this section shall not be applicable to employee members of the Public Employees Service Union Local No. 702 as per negotiated contract.
[Amended 3-19-1997 by Ord. No. 2036]
Police Department, Fire Department and Public Employees Service Union Local No. 702 shall be granted holidays and vacations as per contracts.
[Amended 3-19-1997 by Ord. No. 2036]
With the exception of special policemen (P.T.) (school guards), all part-time municipal employees shall be paid, in lieu of vacation time, one day's salary for every 140 hours worked. School guards shall receive one day's pay for every 131 hours worked.
All other full-time personnel shall observe the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
Lincoln's Birthday
Washington's Birthday
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Election Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
In addition to the above salaries and longevity compensation, the borough shall pay all and full contributions for hospital and medical insurance to the New Jersey State Public Employees Health Benefit Program of Trenton, New Jersey, or another insurance carrier whose benefits, for the same premium or less, will provide equal or greater benefits, for employees as hereafter set forth.
[Amended 6-19-1996 by Ord. No. 2008]
No officer or employee who works less than an average of 20 hours per week in any one year or whose annual income from borough employment does not exceed 50% of his total annual income shall be eligible for payment of said benefits.
The rate of compensation or salaries hereinabove fixed[1] shall be considered to be the rate in effect and shall be paid in 26 equal biweekly installments, except where otherwise specifically provided. Rates or salaries listed as minimum and maximum shall be established by resolution for the year 1980.
Editor's Note: The rate of salaries and compensation was fixed in Section I of Ord. No. 1505, which is on file in the office of the Borough Clerk.