Designated Holidays for 2016

HolidayDayDate
New Year's Day Friday January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 18, 2016
Memorial Day Monday May 30, 2016
Independence Day Monday July 4, 2016
Labor Day Monday September 5, 2016
Veterans Day Friday November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24, 2016
Friday November 25, 2016
Christmas Monday December 26, 2016
Discretionary Day May be used starting 12/20/15 through 12/31/16

Designated Holidays for 2015

HolidayDayDate
New Year's Day Thursday January 1, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday January 19, 2015
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2015
Independence Day Friday July 3, 2015
Labor Day Monday September 7, 2015
Veterans Day Wednesday November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 26, 2015
Friday November 27, 2015
Christmas Thursday December 24, 2015
Friday December 25, 2015
Discretionary Day May be used starting 12/21/14 through 12/19/15

 

Employees who are entitled to holidays should receive credit for these holidays in accordance with Kansas Administrative Regulation 1-9-2 and Division of Personnel Services Bulletin 05-03.

In addition to the holidays listed above, Governor Brownback is authorizing a discretionary day for state employees, which is for observance of a holiday or other special day during pay periods attributable to calendar year 2015 (Sunday, December 21, 2014 through Saturday, December 19, 2015; however, for most employees, this last day to use the 2015 Discretionary Day is Friday, December 18, 2015.  This holiday should be approved in accordance with the general policy for the discretionary holiday outlined by the Secretary of Administrations'  Memorandum dated May 23, 2014.