Holiday Schedule For State Employees

September 2016 through September 2017

Paid Holidays

An employee who is eligible to observe holidays and is required to work on a holiday, shall be granted a compensatory day off, mutually convenient to the employee and the supervisor. It must be taken within one year of the date it is earned.

Labor Day Monday September 5, 2016
Columbus Day *  Monday October 10, 2016
Election Day *  Tuesday November 8, 2016
Veterans Day *  Friday November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24, 2016
Christmas Day (observed) **  Monday December 26, 2016
New Year's Day (observed) **  Monday January 2, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 16, 2017
Lincoln's Birthday (observed) *  Monday February 13, 2017
Washington's Birthday (observed) *  Monday February 20, 2017
Memorial Day Monday May 29, 2017
Independence Day Tuesday July 4, 2017
Labor Day Monday September 4, 2017

 * CLASSES WILL BE IN SESSION AND OFFICES WILL REMAIN OPEN ON
Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans' Day, Lincoln's Birthday and Washington's Birthday.

** CHRISTMAS DAY 2016 AND NEW YEAR'S DAY 2017 Under the New York State General Construction Law, Section 24 when a holiday falls on a Sunday it is observed on the following Monday.


PART TIME CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (CSEA) & PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FEDERATION (PEF) EMPLOYEE
  • Part-time CSEA & PEF employees who are eligible to observe holidays, are entitled to observe only those holidays that fall on days when they are regularly scheduled to work or required to work.
FLOATING HOLIDAYS - CSEA, PEF & MANAGEMENT/CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES
  • Full-time employees who are eligible to observe holidays and work on Election Day and/or Lincoln's Birthday will be credited with a floating holiday.
  • Full-time employees, for whom Election Day and/or Lincoln's Birthday are pass days, will be credited with a floating holiday.
  • Eligible Part-time employees will be credited with a floating holiday if they are regularly scheduled to work, or are directed to work on Election Day, and/or Lincoln's Birthday.
UNITED UNIVERSITY PROFESSIONS EMPLOYEES (UUP)
  • Election Day is a fixed holiday.
  • The day after Thanksgiving is observed as a holiday.
  • Lincoln's Birthday is not an observed holiday.
PBANYS & NYSCOPBA EMPLOYEES
  • Security Services and Security Supervisors observe all holidays as listed (no floating holidays).
GRADUATE STUDENT EMPLOYEE UNION (GSEU)
  • Observe holidays listed when classes are not in session.
IF FUTHER INFORMATION IS REQUIRED, PLEASE CONTACT:
WEST CAMPUS EMPLOYEES: TIME & ATTENDANCE, HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES AT 631-632-6181
FOR HOSPITAL, LONG ISLAND'S VETS HOME, & TECH PARK EMPLOYEES: HOSPITAL TIMEKEEPING AT 631-444-4370