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Human Resources Holidays

Holidays

 2014-2015

Please note that an employee must be in paid status on the day prior to a holiday and immediately after a holiday in order to receive complete pay for the holiday period.

31.04.01 System Holidays

1. ELIGIBILITY

1.1 An employee listed in the position identification database in a budgeted position for 50 percent or more time for a period of at least four and one-half months, excluding an employee in a position for which student status is a requirement for employment, is entitled to holiday pay.

1.2 An eligible part-time employee will receive holiday pay and holiday compensatory time on a proportionate basis.

1.3 In this section, workday means a day on which an employee is normally scheduled to work. An employee who is on leave without pay for the entire workday immediately before or after a holiday is not considered an employee for purposes of this section. An employee who is working or in a paid leave status for at least part of the workday immediately before or after a holiday is considered to be an employee for purposes of this section. To be paid for a holiday, an individual must be an employee:

(a) on the workday immediately before and after a holiday that falls mid-month (other than the first or last workday of the month);

(b) on the workday immediately after a holiday if the holiday falls on the first workday of a month; or

(c) on the workday immediately before a holiday if the holiday falls on the last workday of a month.

*Labor Day is not a paid holiday for FY 2014-15, however, WTAMU will work four 10-hour days the week of September 1-5, 2014 in order to be closed on Labor Day.

Labor Day*
September 1
1 day
Thanksgiving Nov. 27-28
2 days
Christmas/New Year's Dec. 24-Jan.2 8 days
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 19
1 day
Spring Break
Mar 18-20
3 days
Memorial Day
May 25
1 day