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Separate holiday PTO?

Nurses   (78 Views | 1 Replies)

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I have a job offer from a hospital that gives 3.6 hrs of PTO every pay period. So that’s 7.2 days/year. There are 8 paid holidays. I’m really worried about needing to call in sick, but also planning the occasional vacation. If I get really sick and have to call out for a day or two, there goes all my vacation time since it accrues so slowly. Does anyone have experience with having the holiday time separate? Can I save it it or do you have to use it that month. HR wasn’t helpful and only told me it was dependent on the department’s policy. 

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Normally holiday time does not accrue. For shift workers - if you work on the holiday you get holiday pay. For office workers - get the day off but get paid as if you were there.  
 

there are some salaried positions that will get an Extra day off for a holidAy. 
 

you need to be clear on how you are paid and the holiday policy at your employer.  

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