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How many sick hours can I use?

Discussion in 'General Target Chat' started by Tgarv90, May 19, 2017 at 3:04 PM.

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  1. Tgarv90

    Tgarv90 Active Member

    I had an emergency dentist appointment today and had two cavaties filled and a root canal done so my mouth is in a lot of pain and I won't be going into work tonight and possibly tomorrow. And I was gonna put in for sick to pad my check.

    My question is can i use as many as I want? Like, if I'm out two days can I use 16 sick hours? I would inagine no. What's the limit if there is one?
     
  2. redeye58

    redeye58 Hasta Ba Rista, Baby!

    Depends on what your avg shift length is.
    If you're working a solid 40 hr week, you could put down for 8 hrs each day you take off for recovery.
    If less, you will have to consider your weekly hrs/avg like a 30 hr/wk would mean about 6 hrs for each day.
     
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  3. Target NPC

    Target NPC Bork! Bork! Bork!

    I think you can only use your sick time for what you were scheduled, NOT to pad hours. Example, if you were scheduled 4 hours one day, and 6 the next day, you'd only be able to use 10 sick time hours.

    I have no clue if this varies by state...or how nice your HR is, but that's all I'm ever able to do.
     
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  4. Tgarv90

    Tgarv90 Active Member

    I'm only averaging about 10 hours a week. How much can i use?
     
  5. HRZone

    HRZone Well-Known Member

    If your average hours is only 10 you can't use more sick hours than what you worked plus sick hours.
     
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  6. Tgarv90

    Tgarv90 Active Member

    I've worked 5 hours this week, so i can use 5? Is that what you mean? Lol sorry the whole thing confuses me
     
  7. HRZone

    HRZone Well-Known Member

    That's my understanding, I am going to check with my etl. I know vacation is limited to average hours. I believe sick pay is too but I need to check
     
  8. Tgarv90

    Tgarv90 Active Member

    Ok thanks I appreciate it
     
  9. Hardlinesmaster

    Hardlinesmaster Well-Known Member

    You need to call out, too.
     
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  10. Deli Ninja

    Deli Ninja Formerly Softlines Ninja (Now in Deli Flavor)!

    Every day you work. Just recently listened to a TM rant about being put down as a NCNS because they called in sick the night before their early morning shift. ETL said it was OK, but it got marked as a NCNS anyway. Not the first time this has happened at my store, either.
     
  11. Kaitii

    Kaitii You're gushing all kinds of fluids again

    When I had to call out, my HR told me I could put up to 12 hours as long as it didn't go over my 40.

    I thought it was really weird but hey my check was hella good.
     
  12. Catalina

    Catalina Bullseye Biatch!

    How do you get sick hours? I've been Target almost two years and only get vacation.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2017 at 1:22 PM
  13. HRZone

    HRZone Well-Known Member

    It's a state (Cali) or city (Seattle) specific thing. Most of us don't get sick pay.
     
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  14. Ahem

    Ahem New Member

    I use it to pad hours. I can use up to my average hours whether I call out or not. I have no clue if it's my hr being nice or a variation because of the state I'm in, though.