In the United States, a federal holiday is an authorized holiday which has been recognized by the US government. Every year on a US federal holiday, non- essential federal government offices are closed, and every federal employee is paid for the holiday. Private-sector employees required to work on a legal holiday may ...
Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes the public holidays listed in these pages for Federal employees. Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday -- Saturday or Sunday -- the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if ...
Fact Sheet: Federal Holidays - Work Schedules and Pay. Designation of Holidays . Holidays for Federal Employees. New Year's Day (January 1). Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January). Washington's Birthday (Third Monday in February). Memorial Day (Last Monday in May). Independence Day (July 4).
There are ten annual U.S. federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress1 Unlike many other countries, there are no 'national holidays' in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as ...
There are ten Federal Holidays recognized by the United States Government. On these days, all non-essential government offices are closed (including post offices) and many federal employees receive a paid day off. If a holiday's calendar date falls on a Saturday in any year, it will be observed on the preceding Friday.
Federal Holidays. National Archives research facilities are closed on the Federal holidays listed below. The Exhibit Hall at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day .
Oct 17, 2017 ... National Archives research facilities are closed on the Federal holidays listed below. The Exhibit Hall at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Dates of Federal Holidays in 2017 year and the following years.