Holiday Schedule For State Employees

September 2014 through September 2015

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 that must be taken within one year of the date it is earned.

Labor Day Monday September 1, 2014
Columbus Day* Monday October 13, 2014
Election Day* Tuesday November 4, 2014
Veterans Day (observed)* Tuesday November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 27, 2014
Christmas Day Thursday December 25, 2014
New Year's Day Thursday January 1, 2015
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 19, 2015
Lincoln's Birthday* Thursday February 12, 2015
Washington's Birthday (observed)* Monday February 16, 2015
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2015
Independence Day Saturday July 4, 2015
Labor Day Monday September 7, 2015

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

PART TIME CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (CSEA) & PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FEDERATION (PEF) EMPLOYEES
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.