Time & Labor

Holiday Worked Time Reporting Scenarios

December 8, 2016

Extra hours for a holiday worked are not paid automatically. If an employee works on a holiday, they should report HWK to be paid at a rate of 1.5 times their normal pay for the holiday hours worked. The employee is also entitled to their regular pay for the holiday (FHP), or they may bank the time (FHE) and take time off at a later date (up to 1/5 of the employee weekly scheduled hours).

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New Time Entry and Approval Policy – and Invitation to 10/27 Information Session

October 13, 2016

 

In partnership with Central and school Payroll offices, the Financial Policy Office has published a new Time Entry and Approval Policy, effective 10/1/2016. The policy formalizes existing practices and deadlines around time entry and approval, and establishes a new process for the auto-approval of time and labor exceptions that are not cleared within 60 days. The ...

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Holiday Worked Time Reporting Examples

December 3, 2015

Extra hours for a holiday worked are not paid automatically. If an employee works on a holiday, they should report HWK to be paid at a rate of 1.5 times their normal pay for the holiday hours worked. The employee is also entitled to their regular pay for the holiday (FHP), or they may bank the time (FHE) and take time off at a later date (up to 1/5 of the employee weekly scheduled hours).

 To receive it as pay:

  • The employee should report HOL for all hours not worked and HWK & FHP for all hours worked.

 To receive as time off:

  • The...
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Tracking and Reporting on the New Policy Regarding Massachusetts Sick Time

August 13, 2015

Tracking and Reporting the New Policy Regarding Massachusetts Sick Time

In November 2014, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot question to require all employers in the Commonwealth to provide up to forty hours of earned sick time annually for all employees. Harvard has created a policy for these new regulations and crafted an interim solution. The Administrative & Professional Staff Personnel Manual has been updated (see Earned Sick Time) to...

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When and How to Report and Approve Time during the Winter Recess December

November 20, 2014

Due to Harvard's winter recess, it is necessary to shift the deadlines for the submission of paperwork and the reporting and approving of time. Below is a highlight of important deadlines. For a full schedule, please see the Payroll and Time & Labor Closings Calendar.

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