Office of Human Resources

Holiday Schedule

Policy #3.1010
Effective: 1/1/96


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

Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving     Thursday, November 26, 2015
Day After Thanksgiving  Friday, November 27, 2015
Christmas Holiday Break   Thursday, December 24, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 18, 2016
Good Friday    Friday, March 25, 2016
Easter Monday Monday, March 28, 2016
Memorial Day    Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence Day  Monday, July 4, 2016

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.

Helpful Resources

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.