For the imposition of being on call we pay the tech one hour time and a half for Saturday and one hour double time for Sunday, PLUS $10 for every phone call he calls back. If the tech responds to a call, it's time and a half from the time he leaves his house till he gets home (Saturdays) and double time for Sundays. Our techs go about thier normal life when on call they just take their cell phone with them. Of course we're commercial/industrial and when we get an off hours call it is a real emergency, building engineers don't want to come in on a weekend or evening anymore than we do.
Don't let your ego get in the way of a good decision