Paid Time Off (PTO)Please use this to request PTO. A copy of our PTO policy is below for your reference.
Paid Time Off (PTO)The company provides, as a benefit Paid Time Off (PTO) to all employees which begins to accrue at the start of employment but may not be taken until after 90 days of full-time employment.
Effective January 1, 2021, employee's accrue PTO at a rate of 2.27 hours for every 40 hours worked.
PTO is a combined pool of paid time away from work that can be used for, including but not exclusive of, vacation, personal time, illness, time off to care for dependents, medical/dental appointments, or emergencies. PTO provides each employee the flexibility to use time off to meet personal needs while recognizing individual responsibility to manage their time-off.
PTO used as Sick TimeWhen an employee is sick, they must call in and notify the owner or Project Coordinator at least 30 minutes prior to their time scheduled to work. If you are out sick more than 3 days consecutively you may be required to have a doctor's note to return to work.
AccrualPTO should be used in the calendar year it is earned. This bank of hours can be accrued up to 180 hours. Management reserves the right to delay any PTO requests in the event of critical job schedules which require the presence of the employee.
PayrollPTO can be taken in 4-hour increments, deducted from earned PTO hours in the employee's bank. Paid sick leave hours will be compensated at an employee’s regular rate of pay and will not count towards the calculation of overtime.
To request PTO, an employee must fill out a written PTO request at least 7 days prior to the date requested, (a 30-day notice is preferred for a multiple-day leave), using the online PTO Request form: https://thewarddesigngroup.com/pto/
PTO is granted on seniority and first come, first granted basis. Employees will be notified of their paid sick leave balances each pay period on their paystub.