Tag: Holidays

Federal Employees Named in Debate Over Juneteenth Holiday

By on July 2, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Named in Debate Over Juneteenth Holiday

One Senator has specifically mentioned federal employees in a proposed compromise to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

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How Much Do You Know About Our Federal Holidays?

on December 24, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The author says federal holidays are legally only applicable to federal employees, but that these holidays affect states in various ways.

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

By on February 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

A bill that would give several additional paid leave days to federal employees has recently gained notoriety because of a debate sparked in the Senate this week.

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Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

By on December 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

A regulation on leave says that some federal employees will have their vacations cancelled because of the partial shutdown.

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Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

By on December 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra holiday on December 24, 2018. Merry Christmas!

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OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

By on December 4, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

OPM has provided detailed guidance on pay and leave for the upcoming holiday honoring former President George H.W. Bush.

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Post Office, Stock Market Among Closures for Tomorrow’s Holiday Honoring Former President Bush

By on December 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Post Office, Stock Market Among Closures for Tomorrow’s Holiday Honoring Former President Bush

Wednesday, December 5th, has been declared a day of mourning by President Trump. Most federal employees will be excused from work, including the Postal Service.

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National Day of Mourning Declared: Government Closed December 5th

By on December 1, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
National Day of Mourning Declared: Government Closed December 5th

On Wednesday, December 5th, the Federal Government will close in honor of America’s 41st president who died on Friday.

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Working to Bring Home Americans Who Died in Combat

By on May 25, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Working to Bring Home Americans Who Died in Combat

What is the purpose of Memorial Day? One documentary brings to life how the government works to return missing service members.

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2018 Federal Holidays

By on December 28, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2018 Federal Holidays

What paid holidays can federal employees expect in 2018? Here is the official list.

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