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Holidays - Full Time Employees


Full time employees are eligible to receive holiday pay for the following holidays observed by the Library District. Eligibility begins on the first day of the pay period following the hire date.

New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Branch Closures

The branches are closed on Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and the Sundays of Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, however, these are not paid holidays.

Procedures

The following conditions apply to the District’s holiday pay policy:

  • When an employee’s normal day off coincides with an observed holiday, the employee may request another day off during the holiday week to ensure parity with other staff.
  • Holiday pay will not be considered as time worked for the purpose of overtime calculations. Holiday pay is computed at an individual employee’s base rate of pay.
  • Holidays will not be paid to employees on any type of unpaid leave.
  • Holidays falling within an approved scheduled vacation will be recorded as holiday pay.

Closure schedule

  • When Independence Day falls on Saturday, the District shall be closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • When Independence Day falls on Sunday, the District shall be closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • When Independence Day falls on Monday, the District shall be closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • When Christmas falls on Saturday, the District shall be closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Paid holidays are Friday and Saturday.
  • When Christmas falls on Sunday, the District shall be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Paid holidays are Saturday and Monday.
  • When Christmas falls on Monday, the District shall be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Paid holidays are Saturday and Monday.
  • The District shall close at 5:00pm on New Year’s Eve.
  • When New Year’s Day falls on Saturday, the District shall be closed on Saturday and Sunday. Paid holiday is Saturday.
  • When New Year’s Day falls on Sunday or Monday, the District shall be closed on Sunday and Monday. Paid holiday is Monday.

 

(Approved 8/18/2016. Effective 1/1/2017)