Holiday Schedule for State Employees

Holiday Schedule for State Employees

September 2019 through September 2020

Paid Holidays: An employee who is eligible to observe holidays and is required to work on a holiday shall be granted a compensatory day off, mutually convenient to the employee and the supervisor. It must be taken within one year of the date it is earned.

Holiday List

Labor Day

Monday

September 2, 2019

Columbus Day

Monday

October 14, 2019

Election Day *

Tuesday

November 5, 2019

Veteran’s Day * (observed)

Monday

November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday

November 28, 2019

Christmas Day

Wednesday

December 25, 2019

New Year's Day

Wednesday

January 1, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday

January 20, 2020

Lincoln's Birthday *

Wednesday

February 12, 2020

Washington's Birthday (observed) *

Monday

February 17, 2020

Memorial Day

Monday

May 25, 2020

Independence Day

Saturday

July 4, 2020

Labor Day

Monday

September 7, 2020

* CLASSES WILL BE IN SESSION AND OFFICES WILL REMAIN OPEN on Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Lincoln's Birthday and Washington's Birthday.

Part-Time Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)

  • Part-time CSEA employees who are eligible to observe holidays are entitled to observe only those holidays that fall on days when they are regularly scheduled to work, or required to work.

Floating Holidays - CSEA

  • Full-time employees who are eligible to observe holidays and work on Election Day and/or Lincoln's Birthday will be credited with a floating holiday.
  • Full-time employees, for whom Election Day and/or Lincoln's Birthday are pass days, will be credited with a floating holiday.
  • Eligible part-time employees will be credited with a floating holiday if they are regularly scheduled to work, or are directed to work on Election Day and/or Lincoln's Birthday.

UUP Professionals and Management/Confidential Employees

  • Lincoln’s Birthday is a floating holiday.
  • Election Day is designated to be observed the day after Thanksgiving.

NYSCOPBA Employees

  • Security Services and Security Supervisors observe all holidays as listed (no floating holidays).

 

Note: For FT employees who are entitled to observe holidays, and for whom Sunday, November 11 is a regular day off, you will be credited with a compensatory day off. This will automatically be posted to your electronic time record in mid-November.

Supervisors are encouraged to liberally approve time off for staff between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.