4th of July, no time and half - page 3
Just found out that as far as managment is concerned the Holiday is Monday. So those of us working this evening are doing it for straight time. (insert obsenities here) :angryfire Which means all the... Read More
Jul 5, '04Occupation: FNP Specialty: 15 year(s) of experience ; From: US ; Joined: Jun '04; Posts: 1,834; Likes: 263Quote from rjflynhark!! methinks i detect the presence of a union contract in action.i work nights so last night saturday into sunday am was my holiday. wont add that we get 2 1/2 times pay. rj-- and those who dont work get staight time for it.
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Jul 5, '04From: US ; Joined: Oct '01; Posts: 6,238; Likes: 1,830In the past I worked for employers that gave holiday pay to the people who actually work on it and set the Monday as the paid holiday for management.
I am seeing more and more of what I consider our patriotic holidays ignored or only marginally acknowledged and another date (usually a Monday) passed off as "observed".
It disturbs me. How long before Thanksgiving is officially changed to the third Friday in November (rather than Thursday)? Last year my children had a "teachers work day" (no school) on Monday, November 10th and had to go to school on Veterans Day (Tuesday Nov. 11). I come from a family with may Veterans, we attend the ceremonies every year. Last year I had to pull my children out of school to attend.
Jul 5, '04Joined: Apr '04; Posts: 666; Likes: 240:hatparty: I feel really lucky now. I get double time. I'm off today but I still get 8 hours of holiday pay. sorry guys!