2020-12-02

## Do you get paid more on national holidays?

Some employers provide holidays off or pay extra for working on a holiday; however, there are no federal or state laws that require companies to compensate you for holidays off or to pay you extra (over and above your normal hourly rate) for working on a holiday.

Do you get holiday pay for Halloween?

I hate to dim your holiday cheer, but: neither federal law, nor California law, requires employers to give holiday pay or paid holidays. This is true whether you are an exempt salaried or non-exempt hourly paid employee.

Holiday premium pay, commonly called “double time”, is pay for non-overtime hours of work that you are required to work on a holiday. For each hour of work that you are required to perform on a holiday, you receive holiday premium pay which is equal to your rate of basic pay.

### How is holiday pay calculated for salaried?

For calculating holiday pay, a week usually starts on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday. You should calculate your holiday pay from the last full week that you worked. This can end on or before the first day of your holiday. You should only use another 7-day period if that’s how your pay is calculated.

What is time and a half of 15?

Time and a half for \$15 per hour is \$22.50 per hour. If you work 44 hours in one week and you make \$15 per hour as a base wage, you’ll make \$15 per hour for the first 40 hours and \$22.50 for the additional four hours.

What is time and a half of \$15 an hour?

Once an eligible employee works 40 hours in a week, additional hours must be paid at a minimum overtime rate of time and a half, which is 1.5 times an employee’s regular hourly wage. For example, if Jess is typically paid \$15 per hour, that means she makes \$22.50 per hour with time and a half (\$15 × 1.5).

#### How much will my holiday pay be?

To work out how much holiday pay you should be paid, you should work out your average weekly pay over the last 52 weeks. Add together your pay for the previous 52 weeks – including any overtime, commission or bonuses you got during that time. Then divide that by 52 to get your weekly average pay.

How much is time and a half?

How much is time and a half? Time and a half pay is 50% more than an employee’s regular rate of pay. For every hour of overtime an employee works, you must give them their regular rate of pay plus half of that. To calculate an employee’s overtime rate of pay, multiply their regular rate by 1.5.

Do we get time and a half on Juneteenth?

A: Unless obligated by contract or agreement, private employers are generally not required to provide paid time off to non-exempt employees (those entitled to minimum wage and overtime) on any holiday*, including Juneteenth.