Federal Holidays
 

Holidays for 2018:  

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New Year's Day - January 1

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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the third Monday in January - January 15

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Washington's Birthday, the third Monday in February - February 19*

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Memorial Day, the last Monday in May - May 28

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Independence Day - July 4

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Labor Day, the first Monday in September - September 3

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Columbus Day, the second Monday in October - October 8

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Veterans Day - November 12**

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Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November - November 22

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Christmas Day - December 25

*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.

**November 11, 2018 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, November 12, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)

 

 

Holidays for 2019:  

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New Year's Day - January 1

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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the third Monday in January - January 21

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Washington's Birthday, the third Monday in February - February 18*

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Memorial Day, the last Monday in May - May 27

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Independence Day - July 4

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Labor Day, first Monday in September - September 2

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Columbus Day, second Monday in October - October 14

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Veterans Day - November 11

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Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November - November 28

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Christmas Day - December 25

*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.

 

 

This page was last edited on 07/02/2018 at 10:28 AM .