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Williams College Employee Handbook

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College Holiday Policy

Staff in regular or term positions working at least half-time are eligible for paid holidays.

Staff in Dining Services, Health Center, Library, Heating Plant, Children's Center and Security should contact their supervisors about the specific holidays taken in their departments.

You can add the Williams College Holidays Calendar to your Google Calendar - just click Add to Google Calendar on the bottom right when viewing the calendar.


The College recognizes the following holidays: 

 

COLLEGE HOLIDAYS

2014 - 2015

*

Independence Day

Friday, July 4, 2014

**

Labor Day

Monday, September 1, 2014

**

Columbus Day

Monday, October 13, 2014

*

Thanksgiving and the day after

Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28, 2014

*

Christmas Eve and Day

Wednesday & Thursday, December 24 & 25, 2014

**Staff Winter BreakFriday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, December 26, 29, 30 & 31, 2014

*

New Year's Day

Thursday, January 1, 2015

**

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2015

 

Floating holiday

The College provides one floating holiday that may be used at the employee's discretion. It will not carry forward into the next fiscal year and is forfeited if unused. Use of this holiday should be arranged in advance.

*The College is officially closed on these days and only essential services are maintained. Employees required to work during these holidays will receive premium pay (straight time plus time and one-half for hours worked).
**The College remains in operation during these holidays, but administrative offices may close or curtail services. Employees working during these holidays will receive an alternate day off to be taken within the fiscal year.

Holidays falling on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday. Holidays that fall on a Sunday will be observed on the following Monday. Holidays that fall during an employee's vacation will be treated as a holiday.

Christmas Holidays

If Christmas falls on:

Holiday is observed on:

Sunday

Friday and Monday

Monday or Tuesday

Monday and Tuesday

Wednesday

Tuesday and Wednesday

Thursday, Friday or Saturday

Thursday and Friday

 

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