On behalf of the officers, directors and staff of IAPE, please accept our best wishes to you and your loved ones for a safe and happy holiday season, and a prosperous New Year!
The IAPE office will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Along with this holiday notice comes our regular reminder of Holiday Pay provisions in our contract: Under the terms of the collective agreement between IAPE and Dow Jones & Company, all employees, regardless of overtime eligibility, are entitled to Holiday Pay whenever they are required to work on any of the holidays recognized by the IAPE/DJ collective bargaining agreement. The eight U.S. holidays recognized by the contract are New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In Canada the CBA recognizes New Year's Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Boxing Day, St. Jean Baptiste Day (in Quebec) and Civic Day (in Ontario).
If you are required to work on Christmas (or Boxing Day, for employees in Canada) or New Year's Day, you are entitled to Holiday Pay: time and one-half for any regularly scheduled hours, and double-time for any hours in excess of your regular day.
You are also entitled to another day off in lieu of the holiday, or an