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Employee Designation:  Manager, Supervisor, Confidential, and Excluded

References:  Govt. Code 19853 and 19854

  • January 1* (New Year’s Day)
  • Third Monday in January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Third Monday in February (President’s Birthday)
  • March 31* (Cesar Chavez Day)
  • Last Monday in May (Memorial Day)
  • July 4* (Independence Day)
  • First Monday in September (Labor Day)
  • November 11** (Veteran's Day)
  • Fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • December 25* (Christmas Day)
  • For an employee new to State service, one Personal Holiday (PH) will be credited upon completion of six months of the initial probationary period.  Thereafter, and for all other eligible employees, the Personal Holiday will be credited on July 1 of each year.

When use of a PH is denied, it may be rescheduled or carried over to the next fiscal year.  No more than two Personal Holidays in any fiscal year can be carried over.

The following Monday shall be observed as the holiday for any holiday which falls on a Sunday.

*Holiday credit is accrued if any of these dates occur on a Saturday.

**For Veteran’s Day, the preceding Friday shall be observed as the holiday on years when November 11 falls on a Saturday.

Note:  Bargaining Unit 5 employees earn holiday credit in lieu of time off on holidays.  Refer to the Unit 5 contract for details.


  Updated: 7/28/2016
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