Legislation has been introduced in the House to guarantee back pay to federal employees who would be furloughed in the event of a shutdown.
President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra holiday on December 24, 2018. Merry Christmas!
Are federal employees likely to receive an extra day off on Christmas Eve which falls on a Monday in 2018?
Are federal employees going to have an extra paid day off at Christmas? It is unlikely unless it is due to a government shutdown.
Will federal employees be given an extra day off around Christmas in 2016? Here is our best guess about why that is unlikely.
Which president has been the most generous with time off at Christmas? How do the 4 hours of extra time off this year compare with what has been done in the past when Christmas Eve falls on a Thursday?
Most federal employees will have time off on the afternoon before Christmas. There are exceptions. This OPM memo explains some of the exceptions and why some employees may still be charged or lose some leave on the day before Christmas.
President Obama has issued an executive order granting federal workers an extra half day off on Christmas Eve.