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.
Will federal employees get an extra day off on Christmas Eve this year?
Did the petition requesting that December 24th be a paid holiday for federal employees have an impact on the president’s decision to issue the executive order? The official White House response has been issued to the petition which gathered more than 28,000 signatures.
OPM Director John Berry has issued guidance for pay and leave purposes on the extra holiday on December 24th granted to federal employees by the president.
A reader who strongly believes federal employees should not have a paid holiday on December 24th has filed a petition asking the president not to make Christmas Eve an extra holiday this year.
More than 25,000 people have now signed a petition asking President Obama to give Federal employees an extra paid holiday on December 24th.
What is the status of the petition filed with the White House to give federal employees an extra holiday on December 24th?
Should December 24, 2012 be an extra paid holiday for federal employees? Sign the petition if you think this is a good idea.
Will federal employees get extra time off (with pay) during the holiday season? With a multi-year pay freeze in effect, some agencies may use their authority to grant more time off.