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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
Bureau of Human Resources


August 31, 2000

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 5-00


TO: All Agency/Department Heads/Personnel Officers/EEO Officers
SUBJECT: 2001 Holiday Schedule for State Agency Employees Not Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement

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The 2001 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 Monday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 15
Washington's Birthday (President's Day) Monday, February 19
Patriot's Day Monday, April 16
Memorial Day Monday, May 281
Independence Day Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, September 3
Columbus Day Monday, October 8
Veteran's Day Monday, November 122
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Friday Friday, November 23
Christmas Tuesday, December 25

1Will change to May 30 if enacted in federal law.

2A legal holiday falling on a Saturday is observed on the preceding Friday.  A legal holiday falling on a Sunday is observed on the following Monday.  In the year 2001, Veteran's Day falls on Sunday, November 11, and is observed on Monday, November 12.

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, Director
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES