What is your Holiday pay like?? What is your Holiday pay like?? | allnurses

What is your Holiday pay like??

  1. 0 New nurse here. I get the rotation of holidays and all that.....I want to know if my facility is rare by NOT paying you for the holiday you had off. I have Labor Day off, but was just asked today if I want paid "from my personal time off" for the year. Normal, or not?
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  3. Visit  KelRN215 profile page
    #1 0
    Where do you work? When I worked in the hospital people who worked the holiday were paid time and a half. People who didn't work the holiday either had to use their PTO to cover it (typical Mon-Fri people) or work another day that week.

    At my current job, holidays are paid through PTO.
  4. Visit  sjalv profile page
    #2 0
    My friend is an RN for the local VA hospital, and they give him 8 hours when he's off on a holiday. His shifts are usually 12-hours, so I dunno how they came up with 8 hours for the nurses, but it is better than nothing.
  5. Visit  ukjenn231 profile page
    #3 0
    it depends on a lot of stuff. at my hospital, labor day is not even a holiday. the only time you get time and a half is on Christmas and Thanksgiving. if you miss hours that week because of the holiday, I believe you have to use your usual PTO here. at another hospital I worked at, you received 8 hours of PTO (even though we did 12s) you could use that week or another.
  6. Visit  Do-over profile page
    #4 1
    Any hours I work on a holiday are pain at time and a half. In addition, I get 8 additional "holiday" hours - regardless of whether we work that holiday or not.

    We don't routinely get a day off (like the salary/management types do). I still work my 3 twelves during holiday weeks.
  7. Visit  twinmommy+2 profile page
    #5 0
    I work with the VA, and we get double time on holidays if we work, if we don't I think its usually marked as being paid for an 8 hour day regular pay.
  8. Visit  not.done.yet profile page
    #6 0
    We get time and a half for the holiday if we work it. Otherwise it is rolled into our PTO benefits and we can take it or not. So no. No pay for holidays unless we work it or choose to take it out of PTO.
  9. Visit  Been there,done that profile page
    #7 1
    You should receive 8 hours of straight time .... but you might have to ask for it.Anything else...
    you are not being treated like the professional you are.
  10. Visit  Asystole RN profile page
    #8 1
    I get 2.5 x base for working holidays, just an extra day of pay if we don't work that day.
  11. Visit  Biffbradford profile page
    #9 1
    Holiday pay? A day at work is a day at work (so say's the largest healthcare org. in this area)
  12. Visit  TerpGal02 profile page
    #10 0
    Our shifts are 8 hours. We have to use 8 hours of PLD for holidays and I don't think we get extra for working on a holiday. Pretty awful.
  13. Visit  edimo profile page
    #11 0
    Where I'm at, we work 12 hour shifts and do self scheduling. If you work the holiday, you're paid time and a half...if you don't, up to you whether or not you want to use any of the 12 SH to be paid out...generally, I find people clump their SH with their vacation or take it when they want a weekend off
  14. Visit  LocaW8ta profile page
    #12 0
    We are closed on all major holidays but in the rare event that we would have to work, we get double pay. We get major holidays off paid. I think it's 6 paid holidays...