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Christmas Eve a paid holiday?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by trtripoli, Dec 15, 2008.

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Is Christmas Eve as a paid holiday?

  1. Yes

    44.6%
  2. No

    55.4%
  1. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:18 PM
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    trtripoli

    trtripoli [OP] lower management

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    My co-workers dropped a bomb on me today, and told me that our company doesn't give Christmas Eve off as a paid holiday. All my preivous companies gave this as a paid holiday. Needless to say I'm out of town and out of vacation/personal time, so I get a unpaid day of work. WTF!!

    Does your work give Christmas Eve as a paid holiday?
     
  2. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:25 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I've never gotten Christmas Eve paid... Always just used comp time, vacation, whatever...
     
  3. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:32 PM
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    Jester243

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    If we want to get paid for it we either have to work it or burn a vacation day.
     
  4. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:38 PM
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    e-rok

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    My company is giving the 24th off as a paid day but to take the long weekend, I need to burn a vacation day for Friday, the 26th.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:39 PM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    Nope. I plan on leaving that day for New Orleans too. I will be taking an unpaid day off that day and my last three vacation days the next week.


    Sorry, but at least you aren't alone in this basket case.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2008 at 1:41 PM
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    spaghettiedy

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    Nope, me neither. I don't get Friday off either. SUCKS!
     
  7. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:00 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    You need to try to save a little vac. time for the end of the year. You just never know what will come up that last wek of the year. With the economy going to hell, companies aren't going to "bend the rules" a little like they have in the past.
     
  8. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:02 PM
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    kilted1117

    kilted1117 I smell corn

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    We work Christmas eve and the day after AND we have to burn a vacation day for the 25th. Same for all other holidays that don't fall on a weekend. :smack:
     
  9. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:08 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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    Are you a part time employee?
     
  10. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:14 PM
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    L8Rmike

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    If you work for the government; Bush just made 26 Dec a Federal Holiday.
     
  11. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:14 PM
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    longbow

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    It has been some time 10 plus years since I worked for anyone besides myself. But we never received Christmas as a paid holiday, most case it was a vacation un-paid given to everyone.
     
  12. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:15 PM
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    praetor

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    I am salaried so my guess would be yes, if I take it off.
     
  13. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:17 PM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    What do you do again, and how can I get a job working for you? :rolleyes:
     
  14. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:43 PM
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    squad314

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    Shift worker here,it all depends on how the shift falls.If working,it's just another day pay-wise.....Christmas eve,Christmas day,Boxing day,New years eve,Day etc.We are given seven days off each year to compensate for working statutory holidays.We get to choose these days by seniority within selected periods or "picks".

    Lucky this year,I get off duty on the morning of the 24th and am off until the 28th where I start another 4 day tour.It's just about unanimous with our people,Christmas eve is the worst time to be working,particularily when you have small kids.

    Sorry you're getting the shaft this year.:(
     
  15. Dec 15, 2008 at 2:57 PM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    Sounds like fun (especially if you are the boss). :thumbsup:
     
  16. Dec 15, 2008 at 3:05 PM
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    moserjjx

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    we get a paid half day and have to use personal/vacation time for the other half or take it unpaid
     
  17. Dec 15, 2008 at 3:07 PM
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    concrete jedi

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    I've never gotten paid for it, but usually hammered so bad I don't remember.:drunk:
     
  18. Dec 15, 2008 at 3:14 PM
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    stevigee

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  19. Dec 15, 2008 at 3:14 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    She's gone but not forgotten.
    being unemployed i get paid same for it as if i took an unpaid day off i guess
     
  20. Dec 15, 2008 at 3:19 PM
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    RoyB

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    what are you guys bitching about, one unpaid day. We get NO paid holidays and NO paid vacation days. We want a day off work, we don't get paid. We have to take a day off work because it's a holiday- no pay. I guess we make it up in the end since we make so much hourly ;) :rolleyes:

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