i. receive the regular rate for hours worked on vacation and receive an equivalent number of free hours at the regular rate; or c. An employee who has a regular day off on a day considered a public holiday receives a day off with pay: (1) the day before the holiday; (2) another day after the holiday of the same work week; or (3) at the request of the employee and approved by the employee`s manager, as provided for one day off in addition to the employee`s regular days off (2-18-603, MCA). b. The university may require an employee to work on each day designated for public holiday observation. If necessary for the work, the employee will be compensated in accordance with the “Working on a Public Holiday” sections below. An employee who is exempt from overtime under the RSA and who must work on an observed public holiday receives public holiday pay and may take another day off during the same pay period. One. If the employee is entitled to more than forty (40) hours of pay as a result of the leave, the Department may require the employee to take an equivalent number of hours of leave without pay in the same work week in order to maintain forty (40) hours of pay for a week. d.
Hours worked on a public holiday may result in more than forty (40) hours in wage status during the work week. An employee cannot receive both vacation pay and one-a-half vacation pay and overtime pay for hours worked on leave. Public holiday pay is paid at the regular rate. e. Vacation benefits are received for the public holiday or public holiday observed, but not for both. The Commissioner of Advanced Education may designate one of the following working days as leave for all employees of a campus in exchange for the same number of statutory holidays listed in section 1-1-216, MCA: Private employers in Montana are not required to provide vacation or leave unless otherwise specified in their contractual agreement with the employee. a. the Monday before Christmas or New Year, if one of the statutory holidays falls on a Tuesday, or Indigenous Peoples Day is exchanged for the Friday following Thanksgiving. If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is the observed holiday. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the previous Friday is the observed holiday.
The state`s primary days are not public holidays. The following is a complete list of holidays in Montana. You can read more about your rights as an employee in the Employment Law section of FindLaw. A holiday is a day set aside by the federal or state government to honor an event or historical figure on which employees may be entitled to a higher hourly wage (usually 150% of the normal rate). Montana state offices are closed on holidays, and state government employees are entitled to these paid vacation days. Private employers are not required by state law to provide vacation in the form of paid (or unpaid) vacation days. A private employer may require an employee to go on vacation. A private employer is not required to pay an employee premium for working on public holidays, for example: 11/2 times the normal rate, unless that time worked qualifies for overtime under customary overtime laws. If an employer chooses to grant paid or unpaid leave, it must comply with the terms of its established policy or employment contract. If a public holiday falls on a Sunday (except a Sunday, which is a holiday), it is celebrated on the following Monday.
Full-time employees who are required to take a day off on a public holiday are entitled to paid leave on the eve of the public holiday or every day after the holiday. c. Employee sick or annual leave is considered paid leave and is not calculated as sick leave or vacation leave. f. Public holiday pay is paid to an employee who is on qualified leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) if the employee is employed at the time of the leave. This policy sets out the university`s policies regarding vacation and vacation pay for employees who are required to work on statutory holidays. In accordance with Board Policy 708.1.1, Montana State University has adopted the Montana Department of Administration Holiday Rules, as modified by Board of Regents Policy 801.5, and this policy is intended to comply with those rules. Full-time employees who normally work more than eight (8) hours on a statutory holiday will receive only eight (8) hours of vacation pay. You can take overtime as vacation or vacation without pay or, with the supervisor`s consent, work overtime on another day in the same week.
To be eligible for paid leave, an employee must be employed on the employee`s last regular business day before the leave and the employee`s first normal business day after the leave.