Holiday Schedule for State Employees

Holiday Schedule for State Employees

2021 Holiday List

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.

New Year's Day

Friday

January 1, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday

January 18, 2021

Lincoln's Birthday 

Friday

February 12, 2021

Washington's Birthday (observed) 

Monday

February 15, 2021

Memorial Day

Monday

May 31, 2021

Juneteenth

Saturday

June 19, 2021

Independence Day

Sunday

July 4, 2021

Labor Day

Monday

September 6, 2021

Columbus Day

Monday

October 11, 2021

Election Day 

Tuesday

November 2, 2021

Veteran’s Day  (observed)

Thursday

November 11, 2021

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday

November 25, 2021

Christmas Day

 

Saturday

December 25, 2021

 

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).

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