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NO paid holidays for us all year round. If there is any work on the holiday, you get

Posted By: Transtech MT on 2008-11-25
In Reply to: What does your company do for holiday pay?? - Missouri MT

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.

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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.

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.

Webmedx has 6 paid holidays a year, separate from PTO, for full time employees.
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.
Must work one year and then 5 days off - no holidays
are paid days off. If you chose to take the day off you don't get paid, if you work the holiday usually lines and a half for that day.
And you are required to work 3 holidays per year, but you get extra pay for that. nm
You aer required to work 3 holidays each year ... not sure about the quitting early thing. nm
Typical year round. They overhire. I left due to lack of
work.  About 6 other MTs left when I did, that I am aware of, due to lack of work.  There are accounts with a lot of work and frequent OT, but I was told they couldn't be worked on as a secondary account.  Made no sense at all to me. 
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.
Which companies pay for holidays -- not working the holiday but OFF

I'm talking like the office (in-house employees) do -- LIKE LOCKING THE DOORS -- want to lock my at-home office door and know that I am GETTING PAID for the holiday as I lock the door behind me and enjoy the day off as my fellow in-house office employees do.  

I understand keeping a skeleton crew of at-home MT's working the holidays, but we should be paid for those holidays just as the in-house employees get paid for those and don't have to worry, but go home and enjoy the holiday.  What is the reason behind management's thinking on this??  Just because they know the in-house people face-to-face, does not mean that we at-home employees of whom they have never seen our face, should not get paid for holidays.  I think the in-office employees should wear our shoes for a year (working ALL holidays WITHOUT PAY) and see how they feel about the subject.  I can assure they would be pressing management to make a policy change in a HURRY. 

Also you get 3 of 6 holidays OFF every year
rotate Christmas and T'giving if they happen to fall on your day to work. You never have to work both in the same year.

You get paid extra to type on holidays even if you aren't scheduled to work.

I love Transtech, best company I have ever worked with.
What is ridiculous is calling it a holiday if you neither get it off nor get paid for it. nm
Holiday this weekend was-year-old male Kippur
It's been about a year since I had applied but I passed because of no holiday or PTO time.
Things could have changed. I thought it was a little ridiculous to offer employee status yet you were not entitled to vacation pay and had to take it on your own dime but they assured me that they were very accommodatingto vacation requests. I would guess so since they weren't pay for them LOL. Best thing to do is ask a recruiter. Again, companies change their benefits all the time, especially when they see something isn't working or they can't keep employees. There has to be some incentive, don't ya thing??
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.

Holidays at WMX are paid...
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). 
3 holidays per year, your choice, except (sm)
Christmas and Thanksgiving which must be 1 of the 3, and you have to rotate those 2.  You are paid time and a half on a holiday, whether scheduled or not.
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.

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.
What they told me in the e-mail was 3 holidays per year
What they are looking for now are MTs who want to work either Sunday thru Thursday or Tuesday thru Saturday, and they only require 700 lines per day. That's what they told me in the e-mail they just sent me.
Every other Monday unless the pay date is a holiday, in which case we get paid the Friday before.
Hope that helps.
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

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.
My company only acknowledges 6 holidays per year, and Easter isn't one of them, so no extra pay.
Most larger companies do not close for holidays, this is a 24 houra day/365 day a year job. (nm)
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
I was there last year & got paid right from the very 1st pay day, by
I paid both self-employment tax AND SS last year. sm
I don't think they're the same. With SE tax, I think the feds assure themselves that they get enough money out of us. Social Security is allegedly tucked away for our old age.
NO WORK at Transtech -- did no good to work the holiday for 1.5 lines, did it?
I am sure the office staff will share their PAID HOLIDAY MONIES with us who sit here with no work.  This has gotten to be such a frustrating profession.  I guess I need to relocate to Houston so that I can work in the office, too, and reap those wonderful paid benefits that us at-home piecemeal workers do not get.
In the past year and half, I have always been paid on time. --nm
Been working for Cardioscribe for a year, never once did not get paid within one week of end of pay
Instead of complaining why don't you do, as I did, and just ask. The line counts are being finalized now and the bank deposit will be made tomorrow. As you mentioned, in past posts pay day is the 7th and 22nd, so start the complaining tomorrow if we do not get paid. I have worked here a year and never once did not get paid within 7 days of close of a pay period. That is pretty good compared to other places I have worked for that took 2 and 3 weeks to get paid for a period of time. For those of you that like to say nasty little things about Cardioscribe, quite often, please do us all a favor and find yourself another job and good luck to you. This will blow your mind I am sure, but I am not afraid to backup what I post with my name. Sheryl Cantrell. You are very welcome to contact me if you have questions and apparently do not know how to ask the right person to get answers. I know Tonya posted her name, email and phone number and none of you who seem so unhappy working here have contacted her. As I told her today, there is just some people that like to stir up trouble no matter where you work. If you can find a place that treats you with more respect, kindness, and never a problem getting paid, please go and be happy.
Yep, on a keychain PLUS they paid me a fair wage the entire year. (nm)

No, you don't have to ask to work a holiday (sm)
I have the same problem with working past my usual quitting time (getting old, you know- LOL) I usually just send an email to Deb (or I guess to support) and say, I'm tired, will make up on weekend.  Have never had a problem.  Actually they are probably glad to have the help on the weekends.  They are pretty flexible, especially when work is low.  Don't hesitate to call them or email them for questions.  I like it here too.
Do you have to ask to work on a holiday...
when you are scheduled off?

Another question when out of work-do you have to keep working until your 8 hours are in once the work picks up or just make up that time later. I have a hard time working past a certain hour in the day and in the past, just made it up during the week/weekend. I don't want to get on the bad side of 'em. Love it here.
Only if you actually work on the holiday
If you choose to work the holiday, you will get paid the extra cpl for the holiday, but if you choose not to work the holiday, you won't get it.
Is everyone still out of work from the holiday?
I'm at Oracle and my account has been totally 100% out of work since Labor Day. I'm asking that they put me on a secondary but even if they do it tomorrow it'll be my smallest paycheck ever.

How's everyone else doing across the board?

Also I'm perfectly aware that its normal to be out of work after holidays, but tell that to my bills.

Thinking of getting out of the business..... :(
Yes, you do have to work the holiday,
if it falls on one of your regularly-scheduled work days.

You do, however, get a 3 cents per line bonus for every line you type.
Low work situation again this a.m. Due to what Holiday? n/m
I've never had to work on a holiday...
but I guess it all depends on who you're working for.