180.010 – TIME OFF:  PERSONAL DAYS

Updated: January 2019

POLICY
Maine Media Workshops + College will provide year-round employees 3 days of personal time off per calendar year.

Temporary, seasonal and extended seasonal employees do not qualify for Maine Media’s personal time off benefit.

New employees must complete a 30-day waiting period before earning personal days.

For non-exempt employees the number of hours paid per personal day will be based on the employee’s average hours worked per week.

Non-exempt employees may not take personal time that would cause the paid hours in any week to exceed 40 hours.

Year-round, part-time exempt employees, required to work on Maine Media’s campus, will receive 1 ½ personal day per calendar year.

In addition, personal days will be pro-rated for employees not working a full calendar year. For example, an employee hired July 1st will receive 1.5 personal days the first calendar year.

Unused personal days do not carry over to the next calendar year.

Should employment terminate unused personal days will not be paid out.

Once notice of termination is given by the employer or resignation from the employee, personal days will no longer be available for use.

PROCEDURE
Personal days may be used for non sick related time off issues that may arise.

Personal days must be documented through the use of a time off form signed by your immediate supervisor and submitted to the business office.

No employee is exempt from submitting this form.

Non-exempt employee must make note of personal time the time tracking system.