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Ruth Jones, Director
AS State Personnel
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln Nebraska 68508
fax 402-471-3754

Holiday Schedule

Most state employees receive these holidays.

From the Classified System Personnel Rules and Regulations:

003.01 Weekend Holidays. When a holiday falls on the first day of an employee’s weekend, it shall be observed on the preceding day. When a holiday falls on the second day of an employee’s weekend, it shall be observed on the following day. A weekend is two consecutive days off, whether they be Saturday/Sunday, Tuesday/Wednesday, Friday/Saturday, etc.

If you are covered under one of the bargaining unit contracts, please ask your Agency Personnel Contact about holiday leave for your position.

Or, visit our Publications page. From there, you can view the Rules & Regulations, or the specific Labor Contracts.

State Holidays
Holiday When celebrated
New Year's Day January 1
Martin Luther King Day Third Monday in January
President's Day Third Monday in February
Arbor Day Last Friday in April
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day First Monday in September
Columbus Day Second Monday in October
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
Day after Thanksgiving Friday following Thanksgiving
Christmas Day December 25



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