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State Holidays for the Year 2010

State Personnel Management System


New Year's Day Friday January 1
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Monday January 18
President's Day Monday February 15
Service Reduction Day1 Friday May 28
Memorial Day Monday May 31
Independence Day Monday July 5
Service Reduction Day1 Friday September 3
Labor Day Monday September 6
Columbus Day Monday October 11
Gubernatorial Election Day Tuesday November 2
Veteran's Day Thursday November 11
Service Reduction Day1 Wednesday November 24
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 26
Service Reduction Day1 Thursday December 23
Christmas Day* Friday December 24
Service Reduction Day1 Thursday December 30
New Year's Day 2011** Friday December 31

* When a State holiday occurs on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is observed on the Friday before or the Monday after the actual holiday, respectively.

** The New Year's Day holiday for 2011 will be observed in the 2010 calendar year because the holiday occurs on a Saturday.

1The State significantly reduces routine State operations for non-24/7 employees on these specific days preceding the holiday in accordance with Executive Order 01.01.2010.11.

Note:  Agencies that provide 24-hour, 7-days-a-week services may conform to the above schedule by providing employees 12 days of holiday leave at alternate times.  The appointing authorities of these agencies will provide more specific information concerning holiday scheduling.

Updated: July 19, 2010