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Designated Holidays

See the annual list of paid holidays available to eligible employees who hold a full-time or part-time position that accrues vacation time.

Holidays

Holiday 2021 2022
New Year's Day Friday - January 1, 2021 Friday - December 31, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday - January 18, 2021 Monday - January 17, 2022
Memorial Day Monday - May 31, 2021 Monday - May 30, 2022
Independence Day Monday - July 5, 2021 Monday - July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday - September 6, 2021 Monday - September 5, 2022
Veterans Day Thursday - November 11, 2021 Friday - November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Thursday - November 25, 2021
Friday - November 26, 2021
Thursday - November 24, 2022
Friday - November 25, 2022
Christmas Friday - December 24, 2021 Monday - December 26, 2022
Discretionary Day After six months of employment, may be used starting 12/27/2020 through 12/25/2021 After six months of employment, may be used starting 12/26/2021 through 12/24/2022

Eligibility

You are eligible for paid holidays if you hold a full-time or part-time position that accrues vacation. Students and temporaries are not eligible.

Working on a holiday

If you work on a holiday and are exempt you earn comp time equal to the number of the hours you worked. If you are non-exempt, you either earn comp time equal to 1.5 times the number of hours you worked or you may be paid at 1.5 times your normal rate for each hour worked. The decision whether to award comp time or the holiday pay is generally determined by each department. Your manager can advise you.

Note: If you are a USS classified employee covered by the Fraternal Order of Police Memorandum of Agreement, there are separate rules that apply to working during Holiday hours. Your manager can advise you.

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