Holiday Schedule For State Employees

September 2018 through September 2019

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 3, 2018
Columbus Day *  Monday October 8, 2018
Election Day *  Tuesday November 6, 2018
Veterans Day *  Monday **  November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 22, 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday December 25, 2018
New Year's Day Tuesday January 1, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 21, 2019
Lincoln's Birthday  *  Tuesday February 12, 2019
Washington's Birthday *  Monday February 18, 2019
Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2019
Independence Day Thursday July 4, 2019
Labor Day Monday September 2, 2019

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

** Under the New York State Attendance Rules 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
  • 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