Two petitions have been started on the White House’s “We the People” website asking the president to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Christmas.
The Office of Personnel Management has issued guidance for agency heads about how to go about giving federal workers the extra paid holiday at Christmas that was recently granted via executive order by President Obama.
President Obama has issued an executive order giving federal employees an extra paid holiday on Friday, December 26.
President Obama has issued an executive order giving federal employees an extra holiday this year on Friday, December 26.
The recent petition that was asking for an extra day of leave for federal employees at Christmas has failed to get the minimum number of required signatures to trigger a response from the White House.
FedSmith.com users said in a recent survey that they think the president will ultimately give federal employees an extra day off at Christmas.
The online petition that was recently started asking the president to grant an extra holiday to federal workers at Christmas has crossed the 50,000 signatures mark.
Should you get the day after Christmas off this year? Federal employees are asking the president to issue an executive order to make it an extra paid holiday.
Those who were hoping or planning for an extra day off on December 24th should just plan on coming to work that day or taking a day of annual leave instead.