Office of Human Resources

Holiday Schedule

Policy #3.1010
Effective: 1/1/96

Holidays

All regular full time and regular part time employees shall receive the following paid holidays:

New Year's Day January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Third Monday in January
Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day  July 4
Labor Day First Monday in September
Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
Day after Thanksgiving Fourth Friday in November
Christmas Holiday December 24-31

General Information

  1. All employees may be informed of the scheduled dates for the observance of holidays via University News. Also, a list of holidays will be published annually in the Fall University Resource Directory.

  2. Employees must be in a pay status either working, on Paid Time-Off, or on Short-Term Disability Bank benefit on the scheduled workdays prior to and following the scheduled holidays to be eligible for holiday pay.

  3. Part-time employees shall receive holiday pay on a pro-rated basis (i.e., a clerical employee who works 22 hours per week shall receive 4.5 hours of holiday pay which is representative of 59% of full-time holiday pay).

  4. Non exempt employees who are required to work on holidays will receive either (1) regular pay for the holiday worked plus a paid alternate day off to be taken within ten calendar days of the holiday; or (2) his/her regular pay for the holiday plus straight time payment for the hours worked on the holiday. Such holiday schedules shall be at the discretion of the unit head.

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Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Lewis University is an equal opportunity employer. Decisions regarding hiring, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, discipline, and all other decisions regarding the terms and conditions of employment will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local laws which is unrelated to the ability to perform the job or which can be reasonably accommodated.