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I would like to know if any employee can lock a clock for earned vacation time on one person and no others anddecide if some people can get paid for time above the 120hrs and some do not get paid for it. That it would be up to desecration of the managers.
This is in the state of Pa.
I am not sure if you got my last reply??
Relist: Incomplete answer. I have been waiting for 15 to get an answer to the questions that was asked of me... A message popped up that there was a problem with the page and they were working on fixing it.
Here is what it says in our manual -
Vacation Accumulation Payment in Lieu of Vacation
Vacation time carries over from year to year, up to a three-week (120Hour) maximum. Employees may electe to sell back one week(40hours) of vacation to the company. This option must be exercised on your anniversary date. You should give advance notice of your intent to do so and prior approval is required and may or may not be grated based upon the discretion of Management. Vacation is a time to rest and relax from your work duties. Therefore, ______ encourages ou to use your vacation time.
If payment instead of vacation is approved, one(1) week of vacation is equivalent to a regular scheduled workweek at your basic straight time hourly rate.
(we all started at 0 hours in 2012)
I took 5 vacation days the first year. At my anniversary I was at 60 hours ( Aug 24). I could not put in for payment. 2013 - On 8/22 I had 185.54 I submitted a letter to receive payment for 1 week's pay and a list of dates to take vacation on the 22nd after discussing this with Management. . I was told I was denied and the clock would be locked at 120. I would receive payment for 40 hrs. to take me to 80 and i would loose 68.62. I am the only one with a lock. 2 other employees received their time. I know this because I am the HR person. I was told to lock the clock on all employees at 120 3 weeks ago. I disagreed with this procedure because I thought employees should be notified of this change before a lock could occur. I feel I was punished for giving employees this information so they could put in for their time.
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