The author reflects on the Memorial Day holiday, its history, and why it is important to remember that it is much more than just the kick off of summer.
Can you explain why Inauguration Day is treated differently than other legal public holidays, for “in lieu of” purposes? Some of OPM’s guidance on the holiday is perplexing.
Will federal employees be given an extra day off around Christmas in 2016? Here is our best guess about why that is unlikely.
Some federal employees can take off for a week in January by using three days of annual leave. Here is how and why.
What paid holidays can federal employees expect in 2017? Here is the official list.
If a holiday falls on a Monday and that’s my day off, does the holiday move to Tuesday or does my day off move to Tuesday?
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?
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.