2019 Federal Holidays in United States

2019 Federal Holidays in United States
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 the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday). (opm.gov)

2018 Federal Holidays in United States

2018 Federal Holidays in United States

2018 Federal Holidays in United States

DateHoliday
Tuesday, January 1New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 18Washington’s Birthday *
Monday, May 27Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4Independence Day
Monday, September 2Labor Day
Monday, October 14Columbus Day
Monday, November 11Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25Christmas Day

* This holiday is designated as “Washington’s Birthday” in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

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