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Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum B: SECTION 6 HOLIDAYS

6.1 Holidays Defined

Employees shall be entitled to the following days off with pay or a compensatory day off in lieu thereof. Employees who job share and who otherwise meet the eligibility criteria to receive holiday pay shall each receive one-half of a day’s pay at their regular rate.

New Year’s Day; Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.; Memorial Day; Independence Day (not for 9- or 10-month employees)**; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Day after Thanksgiving; December 24; December 25; December 31; two floating holidays with the permission of the employee’s supervisor as to the date (These holidays are not carried over to the next calendar year.); and *one floating holiday for 12 month bargaining unit employees to be taken between June 15 and August 15 with the permission of the employee’s supervisor as to date.

* Employees hired between July 1 and December 31 will be able to carry over the floating holiday due to restrictions contained in herein.

** Ten-month clerical employees working in the District’s summer school program who work the last working day before and the first working day after July 4 will receive pay for said day when it falls on a weekday.

Clerk-Receptionists who work in the pay period the holiday falls in and work their last scheduled shift the day before and their first scheduled shift the day after the holiday, or are off on account of an excused absence, shall be paid for the same number of hours they would have worked if the day had not been a holiday for the following holidays:

Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Day after Thanksgiving; December 24; December 25; December 31; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; the first Friday of spring break; and Memorial Day

If December 25 or New Year’s Day fall on Saturday, either the previous Thursday or the following Monday shall be paid days off work to coincide with the winter break for that particular year (December of each year) as designated on the school year calendar. Independence Day shall be observed as a paid day off on the day designated by Congress.

In the event that December 25 and New Year’s Day fall on a Sunday or Monday, the employees shall observe the December 24 and December 31 holidays on either the previous Friday or following Tuesday to coincide with the winter break for that particular year (December of each year) as designated on the school year calendar.