The State offers 12 paid holidays in each year. The number of paid holidays is above the national average for both public and private sector employees. In addition, employees generally do not work on statewide primary and general election days. Official State holidays are:
In addition, time off is given for the following:
When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the previous Friday is observed; when a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed.
NOTE: Some agencies must modify their holiday observances and time off due to required work schedules. Consult your supervisor for questions.