The following days or days in lieu thereof shall be recognized as paid holidays:
Whenever any holiday listed above falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be considered a holiday. Whenever any holiday listed above falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be considered the holiday.
The University may designate other days to be observed as University holidays in lieu of the above holidays.
Employees who are employed four months or more during a calendar year shall be entitled to a Personal Holiday as referenced in Section 1 of this Article during that calendar year. This day can be used in the same manner as any earned vacation day.
Use of the Personal Holiday shall be requested in writing. When the Personal Holiday has been approved in advance and is later cancelled by the University with less than thirty (30) days' notice, the employee shall have the option of rescheduling the day with the supervisory approval. If the employee cannot be scheduled off, holiday premium pay will be paid.
When employees work on a designated holiday, they shall receive one shift's pay plus premium pay at double time for all hours worked on such holiday.
To qualify for holiday pay, employees covered by this Agreement must be in pay status the normal workday before or after the holiday; provided, however, employees returning from nonpay leave starting work the day after a holiday shall not be entitled to pay for the holiday preceding their first day of work. Part-time employees shall receive holiday pay on a pro-rata basis.