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Article 38

HOLIDAYS

  1. Paid Holidays:

1. New Year’s Day

2. President’s Day, third Monday in February

    1. Memorial Day, last Monday in May
    2. Independence Day
    3. Labor Day, first Monday in September
    4. Columbus Day, second Monday in October
    5. Veterans’ Day
    6. Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November
    7. Day after Thanksgiving
    8. Christmas Day
  1. Employees working a paid holiday will receive holiday pay in addition to the regular pay for the time worked.
  2. When a paid holiday falls on an assigned off day the employee must be in a pay status the last regular assigned day prior to the holiday and the next regular assigned day following the holiday to receive holiday pay, except in paragraph D below.
  3. Employees called from the extra board to protect a vacancy on a regular assigned job are entitled to holiday pay in accordance with the assignment of the regular crew, or when called for and perform work on the calendar day of the holiday.
  4. Extra board employees who are required to be available to accept calls on a holiday will receive eight (8) paid holiday hours in addition to weekly guarantee payments.
  5. Employees assigned to an extra board who are not required to be available to accept calls on a holiday will receive eight (8) paid holiday hours toward extra board guarantee cap.
  6. Employees will be notified in writing forty-eight (48) hours before the holiday if they are not to work. Exception: Employees assigned to an extra board will be given twelve (12) hours notice if they are not required to accept calls on the holiday.
  7. If the ARRC does not require some or all employees assigned to an extra board to be available to accept calls on the holiday, the employees will be given first right of refusal in seniority order to remain on the extra board to the extent possible.
  8. If the holiday falls on an employee’s first regularly scheduled day off, it will be on the preceding day. If the holiday falls on any other regularly scheduled day off, it will be on the following regular assigned day. The Union and the ARRC may agree to an alternate day.
  9. When a paid holiday falls within an employee’s paid leave period of three (3) or more days, the employee will not be charged leave for that day and will receive holiday pay.
  10. An employee shall not be laid off solely to avoid payment of a holiday.
  11. An employee can receive only one holiday premium per holiday.