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Holidays at WMX are paid...

Posted By: clunybrown on 2009-06-11
In Reply to: Are your holidays paid or do you have to use PTO? - truffle

You don't need to use your PTO.  I started at WMX one year ago and the PTO for the first  year is actually 3 days (24 hours); at least that is what it was when I started.  Don't know if they changed that.  After first year, it becomes 10 days (80 hours). 

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What I mean is, to be paid for holidays, even if you dont work. Major holidays.

Sorry.  What I mean is, to be paid for holidays, even if you dont work. Major holidays.

Are your holidays paid or do you have to use PTO?

Because that makes a big difference in how many days off are paid for.

TransHealth has paid holidays. nm
Looking for paid holidays with a company. n/m
Where holidays were not paid, so I did not know to question that when

it states 6 holidays.  Then you have to choose 2 or 3 of those 6 that you will work.  Sorry, but there are things that we just don't think to question. 

In regards to the paycheck deduction for health, life, dental and vision from each paycheck, my totals $100.00 per pay period for employee only -- then the computer rental fee of 9.23 per pay period.

Then the shift differential is what is not really worth it for working nights, and then no differential for working weekends at all!   Oh, well, gotta keep on  Large.  being thank for my job.

You do not get paid for holidays unless you work them. sm
You do have to work 3 of the 6 recognized holidays. One of those has to be either Christmas or Thanksgiving. If you work Christmas one year, the next you have to work Thanksgiving. If you do not work on the holiday, you have to use PTO if you want to be paid.
Also 6 paid holidays, good ...
incentive pay, great supervisors.  As a single, i pay $83 per pay period for the BC/BS, dental, vision.  I haven't had a problem with not enough work.  There are a lot of ESL dictators though.
Just found out we at TransTech do not get paid for holidays.

That is the first company I have worked for that did not pay for holidays that they offered as a holiday.  Surprise to me! 

Do any of you work for a company that pays for the holidays they offer.  I believe the BIG ones MQ and Spheris pay for holidays.  Are there other companies out there that pay for holidays?  Thanks.

They give ,more paid holidays to India though
That's right - they give more paid holidays (going by whatever the Indian culture considers holy/holidays), company parties and better equipment to their ever-growing Indian staff.  So if you moved to India you might get a better deal from them.
P.S. I am full-time too and they have paid holidays. (nm)
Does Medscribe FL offer paid holidays?
I am just curious as I am considering leaving another national due to lack of work
Who gets paid holidays & maternity leave? I'm an IC nm
was Easter one of the paid holidays with Webmedx? nm
PTO, sick pay, paid holidays, benefits include...sm
Medical, dental, vision, drug coverage.  Great company.  I like my accounts.  Plenty of work.
TransHealth has paid holidays for full timers. nm

You only get 3 holidays OFF per year. PTO is paid at a very low rate. There is 401k...sm

But the company match is only up to 2%. Employees are required to work at least 1 weekend day every week.

All of the hospitals/clinics have a lot of ESLs, that's just the way it is. But a lot of them also use canned normals, which we love.

There's a lot more to consider than how much the medical plan costs.

Basically what it means is OSI is eliminating paid holidays
OSI has no sick pay at all. You have to use your measly PTO for any time off, and it is the worst PTO I have ever seen. My teenage daughter has more PTO from a pizza joint... yep its the truth. So now basically no paid holidays for the majority of the employees. This sux big time.
I'd rather have my 6 paid holidays and nice PTO package at Webmedx sm
than any gift, anyway.
TransHealth has great benefits, PTO, paid holidays for fulltimers. nm
yeah, but wouldn't you really like your holidays paid in addition to PTO? sheeeesh
TransHealth has 6 paid holidays in addition to PTO and sick pay for fulltimers. nm
NO paid holidays for us all year round. If there is any work on the holiday, you get

lines and a half, but usually there is no work.  They usually clear out the work before the holiday so there is no 1-1/2 line pay remaining.  Transtech names 6 holidays each year, but the MT takes those holidays off WITHOUT pay.    I am sure the office staff and all other non-MT staff take off WITHOUT pay, too, aren't you????   LOL

Which MT companies DO pay an MT for holidays.  I don't consider a day a HOLIDAY unless it is PAID.  They can call it 6 holdays, but have to take off without pay . . . . just another day, i.e, get sick -- NO PAY.

Webmedx has 6 paid holidays a year, separate from PTO, for full time employees.
Very few MTSOs pay for holidays. Some give you 6 days you can use for holidays or regular PTO, but
You have to work 3 of the big 6 holidays. For those that you work, you are paid
time and a half. For those that you do not work, you can either get paid by using PTO or they are treated like normal days off (for which you are not paid). Sometimes, they will even pay double time for the big holidays if there is a lot of work on the system. I've found them to be exceedingly fair.
Holidays - Is there any company who pays holidays?

Are there companies (like in the old days) who pay you for Christmas, NY, Thanksgiving, etc., MAJOR HOLIDAYS?



Training on the system, not paid, but if you are physically typing reports then you are getting paid
Oh, yea -- PAID, too. Grandmother PAID LEAVE would be a great drawing card to TT !!

Just love that PAID TIME OFF !!

Any company that makes you wait to get paid until they get paid by the client
is not a company you want to get involved with. That's part of being an MTSO, figuring out how to cover your payroll while waiting to get paid. I would stay away!
Is this a live count of lines paid for or same as CTRL I that we do not get paid for ?? nm
Me too.. the outsourced company was paid for and paid me for headers, but OSI does/did not.
I have always paid yearly and have never paid or been assessed a penaltly. nm
Be glad you get paid tomorrow. We are paid on the 1st and the 15th, so sm
since the 1st is on a weekend, we don't get paid until Monday.  It will happen again on the 15th of August …sigh.  It is the only thing I do not like about the company, though, so I guess a few weekends of poverty a year is not too much. 
Lori never paid me and now ETC has not paid my friend.
What is WRONG with these companies?    
Is it still being paid on time if you are paid on the 1st and 15th.....
and if the 15th falls on a Saturday getting paid on the 17th?  My bank is open and posts on Saturday that means I am not being paid on the 15th doesn't?  This has happened a lot lately. 
At least you get paid, I would rather be paid late than not at all. Just my 2 cents.
Yea, at least u got paid. Everyone who worked for TSI is STILL waiting to be paid

I don't understand how Jayne cannot pay us.  We have christmas coming up.  I bet her family has a fantastic Christmas because she is using OUR money to pay for it.  I worked so hard for her and I know the other girls did too.  How insulting that she will not return phone calls or emails or PAY us.  How does she look at herself in the mirror knowing that the MTs who did all the work FOR her did not get paid.  She even sent me an email saying I give you my word HAHAHA her word is nothing, obviously.  Well, I will call the attorney for the THIRD time and see what is going on. 

To the poster, at least you got paid even if it was late.  I sincerely hope you get your last check.

If you're statutory I don't think there is anything they can do about making you work the holidays. The IRS considers the issue of "control" over a worker the key factor in determining their status with regard to employee or independent/statutory. Therefore, I would think (however you should make sure about this) that you have autonomy over your schedule. I would give as much notice as possible, like right now, for Thanksgiving, Xmas and New Year's and don't ask them, just tell them.
f/t - most non-IC pay holidays
what else can i say?
PTO and holidays
And what do you consider good?  I am looking for some thing part-time now with the possibility of going full time??  But the benefits to include health insurance, as well as paid time off for sick, vacation, and holidays is also a key factor.  One girl told me she thought diskwriter was the place to work, then I found out they offered one week vacation a year and three days sick.  I rarely ever get sick, but I have 5 weeks now of PTO which includes sick, vacation, and holidays - hard to give that up - but, due to the issues where I am at, it may be necessary for my own peace of mind.  Any ideas?
Holidays at TT
They also pay extra for working on holidays, even if it's your regularly scheduled day. Lots of incentives when the work load is high too. I've rarely had a check w/o extra on it, and I'm PT.
thanks for your help.  do they allow you to pick the holidays?  Is it that prevalent or are you allowed to ask for a holiday off if it falls on your scheduled day?  for instance, if I would want x-mas off, would it be that hard to have it off?  Do they really go by the book and say okay there are 3 holidays you MUST work??  Thanks for your help.

Start training with Webmedx in a few weeks and wondered how they were with taking holidays off, namely Thanksgiving/Christmas.  I was told to make sure to put in a request for those days, which I will do.  Don't have my equipment yet.

Thanks!! Really excited to start, will be part time.

I got the days off I needed no problem at all!!

I do know that you are expected to work every other Christmas and every other Thanksgiving.  I don't think they give you time and a half for holidays either. 

Wmx holidays
At Webmedx are you required to work a certain number of the holidays with pay, or are you free to take those 6 off if desired?

Also, do you happen to know the insurance rate for employee + child/children?
TransTech Medical does. They also ask that you tell them in January what other 2 holidays you are willing to work in addition to either Christmas or Thanksgiving.
I am scheduled for holidays and there there is no work, so my holidays are trashed. Are there companies out there with plenty of work on holidays?
Does anyone know of any place that has paid holidays or at least lets you take them off without using PTO?  I took a job with a company last year that had paid holidays, but they have changed it to using PTO time and all the hassle that goes along with wanting to take a holiday off.  Last year, I worked Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years and am really fed up with this. 
MDI-MD wants its IC/SE's to volunteer for three out of the six major holidays. Does anyone know if, when you work those three holiday days, you get OT (1.5 times your regular line rate)?
About The Holidays

From what I got from the paperwork and conference calls is that holidays are not paid, you have to use your PTO if you want the holiday off.  Then again, you do get paid a good bit more per line for working a holiday.  With only 10 days PTO per year, I would rather work the holiday and save my PTO for an actual vacation or when I'm sick.

I did get a raise with the merger, since they do not pay incentives or shift differentials (they merged them together to give us a higher line rate than we were originally getting).  And, I like that the quota is a dollar amount averaged over three pay periods instead of a line amount.  The line/time reporting site makes it easy to see if you are on track too...that is one thing I really, really like.

I would not mind being given another tertiary account for those slow days (which are usually major holidays...like it was on New Year's Day -- twiddled my thumbs most of the day).  I also like that they are a lot closer to where I live than DeVenture was (just in case another hurricane decides to hit and knock out power for a week or more...I hope to be allowed to go there and get my work done...still waiting to get an answer on that).