ARTICLE 11. Holidays
Employees are eligible for holiday pay in accordance with the nature of their appointments and their periods on pay status during the quadriweekly cycle immediately preceding the quadriweekly cycle in which t he holiday occurs.
A. Eligibility for Holiday Pay
1. A full-time employee in a career position shall receive holiday pay if on pay status on the employee’s last scheduled work day before the holiday and on the first scheduled work day following the holiday.
2. In addition, a full -time employee in a career position shall receive holiday pay in accordance with the following:
a. A new and full-time employee shall receive pay for any holiday immediately preceding the employee’s first day of work provided the holiday is the first working day(s) of a quadriweekly cycle.
b. A continuing full -time employee who is on approved Leave Without Pay, Temporary Layoff, or Furlough for a period of not more than twenty (20) calendar days, including holidays, shall receive
pay for any holiday occurring in the period.
c. A terminating full-time employee shall receiv e pay for any holiday immediately following the employee’s last day of work provided the holiday is the last working day(s) of the quadriweekly cycle.
3. No empl oyee shall receive holi da y pay for any hol iday whic h is imme dia t e ly preceded by or followed by an unauthorized absence or a suspension for disciplinary reasons.
4. A full-time employee in a limited position and any part-time employee shall receive holiday pay in accordance with the following table, except that holiday pay is not granted for a holiday that occurs before the first day of work for a new or rehired employee or after the last day of work for a terminating employee.
BIWEEKLY HOLIDAY PAY EARNINGS TABLE
HOURS ON PAY STATUS IN TWO (2) BI WEEKLY PAY PERIODS (160 HOURS)*
|0 – 59||0 – 63||0 – 67||0 – 71||0 – 75||0|
|60 – 67||64 – 72||68 – 76||72 – 81||76 – 85||4|
|68 – 82||73 – 87||77 – 92||82 – 99||86 – 104||5|
|83 – 96||88 – 102||93 – 109||100 – 117||105 – 123||6|
|97 – 112||103 – 119||110 – 126||118 – 135||124 – 142||7|
|113 – 120||120 – 128||127 – 136||136 – 144||143 – 152||8|
*Paid hours, excluding holiday hours.
**When more than one holiday occurs in a pay period, multiply the Hours of Holiday Pay by the number of holidays for which the employee is eligible in the pay period to determine the total holiday hours with pay.
B. Holidays Observed
The following shall be granted as holidays:
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve or the day after Christmas
New Year’s Eve or the day after New Year’s
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Cesar Chavez Holiday
Holidays are considered to extend over a twenty-four (24-hour) period, but no employee may receive more than eight (8) hours of holiday pay for each holiday.
C. Holidays on Saturday or Sunday
When a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed. When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed unless an alternative day is designated by the President of the University.
D. Compensation for Holiday Work
When an employee’s work schedule requires him/her to work on an observed holiday, the employee shall be paid at the rate of one-and-one half (1-1/2) times the employee’s regular rate of pay including any shift differential for all
hours actually worked. In addition, the employee receives either holiday pay at the regular straight-time rate, including any shift differential, or compensatory time off.
E. Alternate Full-Time Work Schedule
An employee on an alternate full-time work schedule is entitled to the same number of holidays and the same number of paid holiday hours as are granted to regularly scheduled employees. An employee whose regular day off falls on a holiday observed by the University receives either another day of for compensating holiday pay.
F. Special or Religious Holidays
An employee may observe a special or religious holiday, provided work schedules permit and provided that the time off is charged to accrued vacation, accrued overtime, or is without pay.