Reference Number: 
CTAS-1117

Sample Holiday Policy:

1. Holidays - On the following legal holidays, county offices will be closed and employees will be excused from work without charge to leave:

New Year’s Day

January 1st

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-

3rd Monday in January

Presidents’ Day

3rd Monday in February

Good Friday

Friday before Easter

Memorial Day

Last Monday in May

Independence Day

July 4th

Labor Day

1st Monday in Sept.

Thanksgiving Day

4th Thursday in November

Christmas Day

December 25th

When a holiday falls on Saturday, the Friday prior to the holiday is substituted.  When a holiday falls on Sunday, the Monday following the holiday is substituted.

2. Election days - County offices will be closed and employees excused from work without charge to leave on all days established by law for holding county, state or national elections throughout the state.

3. Special Pay Provisions - Every effort will be made to allow all employees off on each designated holiday and Election Day. If it is necessary for an employee to work on any of these days, the employee will be compensated at the employee’s regular rate of pay, and the employee will receive one and one-half hours of vacation time for each hour actually worked during the holiday.