Holiday Schedule for State Employees

Holiday Schedule for State Employees

September 2018 through September 2019

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 3, 2018

Columbus Day

Monday

October 8, 2018

Election Day *

Tuesday

November 6, 2018

Veteran’s Day * (observed)

Monday

November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday

November 22, 2018

Christmas Day

Tuesday

December 25, 2018

New Year's Day

Tuesday

January 1, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day*

Monday

January 21, 2019

Lincoln's Birthday *

Tuesday

February 12, 2019

Washington's Birthday (observed) *

Monday

February 18, 2019

Memorial Day

Monday

May 27, 2019

Independence Day

Thursday

July 4, 2019

Labor Day*

Monday

September 2, 2019

* CLASSES WILL BE IN SESSION AND OFFICES WILL REMAIN OPEN on Labor Day, Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. 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 as 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.