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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
Bureau of Human Resources


September 9, 1996

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 9-96


TO: All Agency/Department Heads/Personnel Officers/EEO Officers
SUBJECT: 1997 Holiday Schedule for State Agency Employees Not Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement

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The 1997 Holiday Schedule is issued under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the Civil Service Rules and the Governor's benefit package for Confidential employees.

HOLIDAYS DAY/DATE TO BE OBSERVED
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20
Washington's Birthday (President's Day) Monday, February 17
Patriot's Day Monday, April 21
Memorial Day Monday, May 26
Independence Day Friday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, September 1
Columbus Day Monday, October 13
Veteran's Day Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Friday Friday, November 28
Christmas Thursday, December 25

Date of observance for Memorial Day will be changed to May 30, 1997, if the Federal Government designates May 30, 1997 as the date of observance before May 26, 1997.

An employee who is required to work on any of these days will be granted compensatory time off at the mutual convenience of the employer and employee.  If the holiday falls on a normal day off, an additional compensatory day will be granted.   Cash payments shall be made only in the instance of departmental policy established in conformance with Chapter 11, 1 of the Civil Service Rules.

To be eligible for holiday pay, employees must be in pay status on the normal workday immediately preceeding and the normal workday following the day and date on which the holiday is observed.


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Donald A. Wills, Acting Director
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES