Tag: Holidays

An Extra 2009 Holiday for Federal Employees

December 14, 2009 7:49 AM

Feeling down and out on a Monday morning? Here is something that may perk up your day: Federal employees (most of them anyway) will get extra time off from work on December 24, 2009.

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Is Today a Federal Holiday? Short Workday for Many Feds

November 25, 2009 7:20 AM

Wednesday, November 24th isn’t really a federal holiday. But, says OPM, agencies can dismiss employees early while “renewing our commitment on Thanksgiving.”

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The Real Meaning of Memorial Day

The Real Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a three-day holiday. Please take time to remember the reason for the holiday. Here is a real-life example of what this holiday means to families.

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A Four-Day Weekend (With Pay) Coming This Month

January 6, 2009 8:25 AM

Some readers will be getting a four-day weekend in January. Other readers will get a three-day weekend. Here is how the holiday will work.

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President Gives Feds Another Holiday in 2008

December 12, 2008 12:20 PM

President Bush has issued an Order giving federal employees an extra holiday this year: December 26, 2008.

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Federal Offices Closed Tuesday In Honor of Gerald R. Ford

December 29, 2006 6:51 AM

Federal offices will be closed on Tuesday in honor of former President Gerald R. Ford.

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It’s a Holiday: Let’s Go To the Beach!

It’s a Holiday: Let’s Go To the Beach!

The traditional meaning of Memorial Day has been altered as society has changed. Here is a personal tribute to one man who died in service to his country.

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Some Feds To Get More Holiday Pay Than Others

December 27, 2004 7:29 AM

There are two holidays coming up in one pay period. That will create numerous questions on how to handle pay for some federal employees. Here’s what OPM has to say about it.

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Friday, June 11, Is A Holiday For Pay Purposes

Friday, June 11, 2004 is not a holiday. But for pay and leave purposes, it is a holiday.

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