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Top Posts of 2015

By on December 30, 2015 6:24 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top Posts of 2015

From an extra half day off on Christmas Eve to guidance on the new locality pay areas, here are the posts you read the most in 2015.

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Will Federal Employees Get Extra Time Off on New Year's Eve?

By on December 28, 2015 12:18 PM in Current Events, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Will federal employees get extra time off on New Year’s Eve? It is an unlikely scenario when one looks at historical precedent.

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Four Hours of Extra Time for Christmas Eve: Generous or Average?

By on December 14, 2015 11:22 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Four Hours of Extra Time for Christmas Eve: Generous or Average?

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?

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Guidance From OPM on Extra Half Day Off on Christmas Eve

By on December 11, 2015 5:22 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Guidance From OPM on Extra Half Day Off on Christmas Eve

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.

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President Tells Federal Workers They Can Go Home Early on Christmas Eve

By on December 11, 2015 4:54 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Tells Federal Workers They Can Go Home Early on Christmas Eve

President Obama has issued an executive order granting federal workers an extra half day off on Christmas Eve.

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2016 Federal Holidays

By on November 30, 2015 5:50 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2016 Federal Holidays

What paid holidays will federal employees get in 2016? Here is a list.

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Holiday Pay Following a Day Off

By on June 18, 2015 8:54 AM in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments

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?

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President’s Day… or Washington’s Birthday?

By on February 13, 2015 3:30 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Monday is a holiday, “[T]o insure a minimum of five regularly recurring 3-day weekends each year for Federal employees.” Here is how and why this holiday came to be celebrated.

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Merry Christmas to Federal Employees: Extra Paid Holiday Announced for Dec. 26

By on December 6, 2014 10:16 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

President Obama has issued an executive order giving federal employees an extra paid holiday on Friday, December 26.

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4-Day Holiday Weekend for Federal Employees at Christmas

By on December 5, 2014 9:00 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
4-Day Holiday Weekend for Federal Employees at Christmas

President Obama has issued an executive order giving federal employees an extra holiday this year on Friday, December 26.

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