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

Posted By: .... on 2006-04-22
In Reply to: Can you give specifics? Are the benefits at least any good? nm - Communication okay?

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.

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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.
Would much rather have better benefits, as in PTO/Holidays than 401K

I will have to say hearing about 401K plan is the last thing I am wanting to hear about.  I want paid holidays EITHER/OR more PTO, plus insurance without preexisting clause, vision and dental included in our premium without extra cost to MT, company-paid life insurance plan, more flexible schedule, less demand for weekend/night schedules, rent-free computers to do our job, steady work flow, better method of seeing our line counts in order to verify accurateness, better QA feedback method, more editor-friendly voice recognition platform, and oh yes, less ESL's. ');>

I know we are all looking for something different from an  employer, but this is a portion of my wish list.  I would put 401K at the bottom of my list.

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.

They don't match 401K; 3 days PTO 1st year; 10 after that until...sm
5th year (I think, not sure) and then 15 days. NO THEY DO NOT HAVE A STEADY WORKLOAD. They are up to something/contracting work cheaply. We were all on OT last week and now have no work during, as has been said in other posts, peak flu and RSV season. It ain't all the effect of the economy. You can't trust them at all.

I am unsure how the health insurance stacks up, but vision and dental are cheap.
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.
rate and holidays.......see inside
My rate is not bad, for almost 6 years experience.  I don't work holidays because my accounts are closed on those days, or have very low dictations those days.
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.
That's great.What's the rate?Do you work holidays?
We get 1.5 times our regular rate on holidays, so it is the same sm
as the hospital that I worked at previous to working for Keystrokes.

I did not work any holidays last year or this except 4th of July. I am not a big fireworks or too-hot-to-breathe outside kindof person, so I always volunteer for that one!
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.
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.
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.
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
And you are required to work 3 holidays per year, but you get extra pay for that. nm
Normal line rate on holidays, sorry to be the bearer of bad news. 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
You aer required to work 3 holidays each year ... not sure about the quitting early thing. nm
I was there last year & got paid right from the very 1st pay day, by
Don't know if they've ever raised their pay above 7 and 8 cpl. It's been that rate for year
Avge rate now 1.00-1.25. If you can get paid
for links, you will make a lot more money. If you are looking for radiology, try Keystrokes. I have worked for two hospitals that went to them and also for three other services that do rad, but KS paid the best and had the most rad work by far.
Except that US MTs don't get PAID a fair rate -nm
...would make more if you got paid a cpl rate! nm
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.
MQ PTO: Do the packets say how PTO is accrued, or if it still paid at average rate? nm
What does "DOE" mean on the job seekers board for the rate to be paid?

Futurenet AQ not paid by report any more? Going to line rate.



No, I am not paid any flat rate and I told that recruiter
I gave my notice, but he continues to ask me. Of course, I have not given my notice and will see how this job plays out. One thing to note is the recruiter claims I have a great account that many would be happy to have. May be he is worried about fabrication.
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.
If your hired at an hourly rate and you run out of work, then you dont get paid anything??
Just saying, you worked a total of 3 hours one day, ran out of work for two hours, then for that day you only get paid 3 hours? That would suck and it wont pay my bills.
do you find being paid per the minute pays better than per line pay rate?

Thank you so much for your help!