We have a similar policy here.  Faculty and professional staff get paid
for the full day if they leave early due to illness, dr. appt. etc.


Thomas L. Williams, AHIP
Director, Biomedical Libraries and
 Media Production Services
University of South Alabama
College of Medicine
Mobile, Al 36688-0002
tel. (334)460-6885
fax. (334)460-7638
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On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Colleen M Spagnola wrote:

> Good morning everyone.  I was just asked by our HR department to find out
> whatever I can about paying exempt employees for time off. At the present exempt
> employees here are mainly managers and directors. They are paid for a full day
> even if they are only here 1 hour. For example if my director came in in the
> morning and became ill after an hour or so she would be paid a regular 8 hours
> and not have to use any PTO, sick hours. The hourly employees, or non exempt,
> use PTO anytime they have to leave early or need a day off. HR is looking to see
> if this is standard practice. My guess is they are trying to make sure this
> policy is valid and if not chage it accordingly. I'm not even sure how many
> places have exempt and non exempt employees and of course the terminology could
> be different. Please answer me directly at the e mail below so as not to clutter
> the list. I will e mail directly anyone else wishing to know the answer. Thanks
> for your input.
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> Colleen Spagnola
> Rush North Shore Medical Center
> Carl Davis, Jr., Library
> 9600 Gross Point Rd
> Skokie, IL  60076