No Holiday Pay?

  1. I just found out we do not get holiday pay! Do you?
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  3. by   SouthernLPN2RN
    We used to get holidays, but a couple of months ago, they changed to a PTO system.
  4. by   HappyNurse2005
    We get 10 extra dollars an hour to work on the holidays. ifyou do not work though, you do not get paid for it
  5. by   cardiacRN2006
    I get holiday pay! If I don't work the holiday, then I get 8 hours pay. If I do work the holiday then I get time and a half plus 8 hours pay. It's great! To boot, the holidays are based on a M-F 8-5 week. So since all the business office people got Thurs and Friday off for thanksgiving, so do I. So, this week, in addition to my 36 hours of normal pay, I also got 16 of holiday pay. Same for next month too!
  6. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    I'll get 8 hours pay for Christmas Day even though i'm not working.

    The people that are working call on Christmas day will get the usually holiday hourly triple time, plus the $3 per hour for call time, and also shift differential for the 3-11 and 11-7 time.
  7. by   Simplepleasures
    Ok,I just have to ask this, how many with holiday pay have a union?
  8. by   augigi
    I always got holiday pay despite not being in the union. It was a state-mandated pay scale. 8 hrs pay if you don't work, double time or time and a half if you do work, depending on the holiday. (This is in Australia)
  9. by   SmilingBluEyes
    Holiday pay. Union.

    double time (was time + 1/2 before union fought for and won doubletime)

    Worked a non-union hospital before. PTO (at time and 1/2 rate) was your comp, not extra pay---ok for FTE but--- Not too great a deal if you are per diem, like I am.
    Last edit by SmilingBluEyes on Nov 27, '06
  10. by   EmerNurse
    I'm in a union shop and we do NOT get holiday pay. Sigh.
  11. by   clemmm78
    nope, no holiday pay here. Never have.
  12. by   exnavygirl-RN
    We get paid of 8 hours on the holidays and if we work we get double pay.
  13. by   oneLoneNurse
    Quote from clemmm78
    nope, no holiday pay here. Never have.
    Thats a surprise I see where you are from Canada. What part of Canada is not paying holiday pay ? Isn't that against federal regulations ?
  14. by   Simplepleasures
    Quote from EmerNurse
    I'm in a union shop and we do NOT get holiday pay. Sigh.
    Whoa, now that is a crappy union, you wouldnt want to name it would you? Do you get any PTO type pay or any benefit from working the holiday? If not, I wonder how the heck did that union get the nurses to ratify that contract! That is really BAD business for unions! :angryfire