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Employees on holiday should only be invited to return to work when absolutely necessary, i.e. not all alternatives are feasible. An employee who engages in this situation will be offered the following compensation: All employees are expected to plan their earned days off and take them away accordingly. Each work unit has different requirements and work processes for planning leave. Talk to your supervisor or supervisor about how and when a well-deserved break should be planned. Check your holiday balance in Employee Self Service. AEP employees and excluded workers have the option of being reimbursed, as described above, or acquiring an additional five-day leave entitlement. Auxiliary members begin to receive annual leave as soon as they have completed 1,827 hours over 33 consecutive salary periods. Before meeting this hourly requirement, they receive a leave allowance equal to 6% of their normal salary on each two-hour cheque. They are also able to take leave without pay for up to 15 days of work (maximum 105 hours) after work for six months. The number of days off available depends on the bargaining unit, your employment status and the number of BC Public Service affiliations. For more information, please see the annual leave authorization. Starting in the 2010 vacation year, employees who live and work at one of the following isolated sites in British Columbia will be given an additional day off (based on a seven-hour workday).

From January 1 of next year, the employee is in the first year of vacation, because this year they are celebrating their first professional birthday. An employee`s first vacation year is the calendar year in which he or she celebrates the first anniversary of his or her activity with the BC Public Service. Employees who are employed in a calendar year earn their leave for the first year. The rate of pay for leave in the first year is set in the collective agreement or in the terms and conditions of employment. All employees should take their leave each year. Leave at the end of the year, which coincides with the new year, is considered a right to leave from the year in which the holidays began. Your number of days off depends on your bargaining unit, your employment status, the number of working hours and the number of BC Public Service affiliations. The years of leave are defined as the period from January 1 to December 31. Annual leave rights for full-time regular workers are: To help you plan days off, read the legal holiday calendar.