I’m a FWS supervisor. Management recently announced that each supervisor now will work only 4 out of ten holidays each year, and will be excused from work on the six holidays they are not scheduled to work. In the past, we get paid if we work or not, and, as a result, were paid holiday premium pay for the time worked on each holiday. Do we have rights in this situation?
I am a midnight shift employee. If I am off on Sunday night but work the night of the holiday (in this case Monday), do I get holiday pay being that I worked a part of the holiday?
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.
Federal employees did not always get paid on a federal holiday. And, at first, only those employees who worked in Washington, DC got paid on federal holidays.
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.
Some people are apparently planning ahead and are very curious about their paid holidays (or lack of them) during the upcoming Christmas season. For those who asked (or were even thinking about the question) here is the answer you are undoubtedly hoping to get.
How will your pay and leave be impacted with the extra time off given to many federal employees on the day before Christmas? Here are answers from the Office of Personnel Management that will resolve the questions from many readers.
If email from our readers is a reliable guide, a burning question on the minds of many is “will President Bush give us an extra holiday on December 26th?” But what about the separation of church and state? Should federal employees get the day off to celebrate a religious holiday?
December 24, 2007 will be a federal holiday for most federal employees. It was granted within the scope of Executive Order 11582–which most readers have probably never heard of–with pay.