27.1 Holidays. The present holiday schedule includes the following eleven (11) days with pay.
Holidays are prorated for part-time employees.
*Employees who are employed four (4) months or more shall be entitled to a Personal Holiday during each calendar year. This day may be used in the same manner as any other holiday.
Use of the Personal Holiday shall be requested in writing. When the Holiday has been approved in advance and is later canceled by the University, the employee shall have the option of rescheduling the day. If the employee cannot be scheduled off, holiday premium pay will be paid. It is the employee's responsibility to schedule the Personal Holiday before December 31st. The Personal Holiday does not carry forward into the next year – if not requested it is forfeited.
The Employer may designate other days to be observed in lieu of the above holidays.
27.2 Holiday Premium Pay. Any employee required to work on a holiday shall receive their regular eight (8) hours of holiday pay (prorated for part-time) plus premium pay at time and one-half (1-1/2) for all hours worked on such holiday. Compensatory time may be granted in lieu of monetary payment.